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
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