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Thames Ditton

Another in the occasional series on “Far-Flung Lost London” …

Thames Ditton  was first recorded in an Anglo-Saxon charter of 983, granting land to Ethered’s minister Ethelmer.  319 more words

London History

This is It!

This week I have done my last day of teaching ever.  Yes, I know that some of my friends think that I won’t last.  That I won’t be able to resist the call of the children for more than a few months.  327 more words

The Ten Miler

i took a picture of self
the other eve
looked at it
and thought
yes, that’s me
that IS me

i then accidentally
deleted it… 242 more words


Milk: The MMB and the 'milk crisis' | Elmbridge Museum | Spring 2016

My current role as Exhibition Officer at Elmbridge Museum means I have to come up with four temporary exhibitions for four very different spaces simultaneously. The museum collection is vast (nearing 50,000 objects) and I get to riffle through to compile interesting exhibitions and displays. 439 more words


Buy beautiful gifts from Hoi Polloi in Surbiton and Claygate

Hoi Polloi provide beautiful gifts, clothes and furniture for people and their homes. At any one time, Hoi Polloi sell approximately 500 different items. In addition, our shops, particularly their  Surbiton branch, also sell a large selection of cards and wrap. 13 more words

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