November, 2011 - A ramble through Surrey - Surrey Life - Archant Community

November, 2011

Surrey graffiti - the writings on the wall

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Rambling round the Thames Ditton area from Surbiton on Friday, I came across this strange depiction of a bowler hated, old fashioned stock broker type on a white, but crumbling wall Rambling round the Thames Ditton area from Surbiton on Friday, I came...

You snooze, you lose... unless you're this snoring Surrey Wildlife Trust dormouse

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Hot on the heels of Fenton the wonder dog, Surrey's wildlife continues to have a hypnotic affect on the YouTube watching public with this snoring dormouse attracting over 500,000 views in just over a month Hot on the heels of Fenton the wonder dog , Surrey’s...

Man loses control of dog in Richmond Park. Stampede ensues. F(B)enton becomes famous...

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In a scene that wouldn't be out of place in Steve Coogan's Alan Partridge comedy series, a smartphone clip of stampeding deer in Richmond Park being chased by a dog being chased by his despairing owner has become an internet sensation In a scene that...

Marilyn Monroe, Margaret Thatcher and Wallis Simpson walk into a bar…

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Girl power is high on the cinema agenda this winter and three of the key protagonists have Surrey filming and real life connections Girl power is high on the cinema agenda this winter and three of the key protagonists have Surrey filming and real life...

Snow White and the Huntsman film set at Frensham Little Pond, near Farnham

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No, not the latest luxury travel destination on the Kuoni books, but instead this ‘village' is a very temporary construction at Frensham Little Pond, near Farnham. No, not the latest luxury travel destination on the Kuoni books, but instead this ‘village’...

Mountain biking in the Surrey Hills hits new highs

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Hurtling down a hillside on two wheels may not be everybody's idea of fun (or mine) but there are thousands out there it seems who like nothing more than tackling the steepest slopes of the Surrey Hills, new statistics reveal. Hurtling down a hill on...

The Queen to visit Guildford Cathedral golden jubilee celebration and Redhill

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Half a century since she attended its consecration on Stag Hill in May 1961, the Queen will revisit Guildford Cathedral with Prince Philip on Friday November 18 as part of its golden jubilee celebrations. She will also visit Redhill with the Duke of Edinburgh...

The Commonwealth goes Olympic in Surrey for 2012

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So, the Canadians have joined the Australian (and American) Olympic road cycling teams in announcing that they will train in Surrey in preparation for London 2012. So, the Canadians have joined the Australian (and American) Olympic road cycling teams...

The possessed come out to play in Petersham for La Petite Mort

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As we approached the moonlit mansion a figure appeared out of the mist, shrouded in white and towering 12-feet tall. As we approached the moonlit mansion a figure appeared out of the mist, shrouded in white and towering 12-feet tall. Torches flickered...