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Ye Olde Swan - New (Chinese) Lunar Year Special

The setting of Ye Olde Swan Inn, on the banks of the Thames in the sleepy village of Thames Ditton is picturesque. A positively excellent suspension footbridge bounds from the river terrace across to Thames Ditton Island – a 300m long residential island that used to be owned by the publican at the Swan. 255 more words


Island Life

For  the last 8 years I have lived on a little island on the river Thames.

Water, as I’ve mentioned before, has always been my element, and I had promised myself many years ago that one day, I would live on or beside it. 1,682 more words

#todaysconclusions 07/02/15

Thames Ditton is a lovely area.

When I’ve drank too much I will find a quiet room to fall asleep in.

I’m in love with a massive dog called Darcy. 10 more words


Bookplate: Richard Joseph Sulivan (1752-1806)

Vendor look-back-in-time has on sale at eBay the bookplate of Richard Joseph Sulivan of Thames Ditton.  The bookplate would appear to date from between 1778 when he married Mary Lodge and his receipt of a Baronetcy in 1804. 110 more words


Former teacher jailed for sex abuse of boys (02.09.95)

The Times, 2nd September 1995

A FORMER British Council worker, who sexually abused boys at his home, was sent to prison for nine months yesterday. Charles Napier, 48, was a treasurer of the Paedophile Information Exchange and had convictions for child abuse as far back as 1972, Kingston Crown Court was told. 245 more words

PIE (Paedophile Information Exchange)

How to prevent back pain, both adults and children

Back injuries can be prevented by following a few simple steps as listed below:

1. Lose weight – too much upper body weight can strain the lower back; you can use the healthy weight calculator to find out whether you need to lose weight. 146 more words

Able Physiotherapy

4 Girls and a Boat...

Last week a few of my netball girls and couple of our male cheerleaders decided to spend a saturday afternoon on the River Thames, Sophie had booked us a small boat for 6 people through… 441 more words