Sharing snippets about Mole Valley life, now and in the past. Plus the (more than) odd (re)tweet about the wider world. #history
Brett’s 1858 painting was done from above Druid’s Grove, Norbury Park, opp Mickleham – Grid Ref:157535
Proof of rugby being played at @Sondesplacefarm in happier times. Understand developers hope to build houses here?
Calming Dutch interior
Charles Voysey's house in Shackleford, Surrey. Pebbledash CAN be classy.
Broadwood's Folly, Boxhill. Well worth a visit in any weather. OS grid TQ1752.
It's all in the name (and the five toed short legs) ... a fine example of a Dorking chicken
Nice pic @dorkingmuseum. Denbies is still most pleasing on the eye, gladdening the heart of many commuters
More importantly, what happened to David Taylor? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24629300
Do have a soft spot for John Wayne. Not sure why, but does it matter?
Clement Attlee, whose grandfather Richard Attlee, lived in Holly House, Rose Hill, Dorking.
Thomas Cromwell, Holbein. #Wolfhall #Bringupthebodies
Well I never knew this about Juniper Hall - how interesting >>
Dorking North Station in the background; hidden is the greasy spoon frequented by the *cool kids* from school.
Durrow Viaduct, Co Waterford. Old boat-train route to Cork, lost in late 1960s. Erin go brach!
Broadwood's Folly, Boxhill. Well worth a visit. OS grid TQ1752
Great Uncle Alfred lived in Abinger Hammer and was Lord Farrar's chauffeur. #howdowntonabbey
Clarendon House - not much difference to how it looks now which is so heartening. Great pic @Dorkingmuseum
Anne Boleyn ... her characterisation in #Wolfhall is intriguing.
Catherine Deneuve, epitome of French chic. Starred in Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (score by Michel Legrand)
Butterflies do so love buddleia and so do I.
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