Tag Archives: kingston

Surbiton – Frontier Town

Richard Jefferies was a writer fascinated by the areas where city and country blend together, come into contact. In his book ‘Nature Lear London’ (1883) Jefferies explores the ‘frontier line to civilisation’. IN 1877, Jefferies, a countryman at heart, moved … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kingstonian

  IT WOULD appear that Kingstonian, The Scribbler’s home town football team, are on the verge of finding a new home, in deepest Chessington. The proposed ground is on the site of Chessington Golf Centre, which is literally opposite Chessington … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Stones at the Granada!

SO, we’ve had David Bowie and Ziggy Stardust in Tolworth, and we know about the Yardbirds from Berrylands. But there is more. Much more….. The Rolling Stones played Kingston in 1963 and 64 – the first time at the Cellar … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Yardbirds

NOW we have already established that Berrylands is as rock ‘n roll a place as you can find. Apart from maybe New York, LA, Memphis, Madchester, Liverpool, Philadelphia, Chicago…. Ok, so it’s not quite in that sort of league. But … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weed

SO who says suburbia is dull? Who says nothing happens in Berrylands? All over the national news last week was the story that police had discovered a “forest” of cannabis plants complete with a gazebo a stone’s throw from Berrylands … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment