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Milk: The MMB and the 'milk crisis'

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

Art

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

Life

Feversham House by McLaren Excell


The practice was approached by a couple who had high ambitions for a house they had recently bought for their retirement. Built in the 1970s, the house had been originally designed by an architect specializing in standardized office architecture… Read more

Photo © McLaren Excell.

Dining Rooms And Kitchens

The Greyhound

I haven’t dont a post in a while. My camera broke and I was unsatisfied with the substitute I had. Finally I have my camera back and was eager to use it so the four of us plus one Canadian visitor headed out to The Greyhound pub in Thames Ditton. 510 more words

Dog Friendly

The Hampton Court to Surbiton Ghost...

NOW, the Scribbler loves a good ghost story. Who doesn’t?

It was while perusing Peter Ackroyd’s superb book “The English Ghost” (Vintage Books, £7.99) that he came across this odd little tale that directly relates to this area. 643 more words

Thames Ditton, Surrey

We went for a evening stroll in the last of the sunshine.
I sketched the green near whete I live.

British Isles: Hospitality III.2 ~ England: The Thames Path

Now, the night before starting off on the Thames Path (or another link) towards Oxford, I spent probably a half-hour or so walking around in the dark, in the park, by the river (sorry…sounding Seussish?) trying to find a suitably out of the way place to sleep. 3,179 more words

Adventures