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Stag & Bow in Forest Hill – go forth and make lovely things

I love Stag & Bow and I was thrilled when they were at my fair, and I love their shop and the whole idea of such a lovely creative space for mooching, acquiring, buying and discovering, as well as dreaming, … Continue reading

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Stag & Bow will be at The Caterham Vintage & Art Fair

There will be a┬áStag & Bow stall at The Caterham Vintage & Art Fair. Stag & Bow are puveyors of craft, history and haberdashery. Cyrus and Pascale stock furniture, hand crafted jewellery, unique items of clothing, work by local artists, … Continue reading

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Caterham’s Waller Lane – 1927

I love Waller Lane, steep but pretty and like a step back in time. Waller Lane was the original main road from Caterham to the valley. Caterham was basically what is known as Caterham on the Hill and Caterham Valley … Continue reading

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East Surrey Museum blog

East Surrey Museum is a lovely little museum with both permanent and seasonal exhibitions. I am so lucky to have moved from my childhood town of Forest Hill (hilly, green, vibrant, London, historical) to Caterham, (more hills, more green, increasingly … Continue reading

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Vintage South East London…..exceptionally healthy wot wot!

Back when South East London was still part of the Surrey countryside…..a holiday to Upper Norwood to possibly take the waters was the way to go! Jolly good old chap, come on old girl…

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My favourite museums

Two of my favourite museums have to be Horniman Museum in Forest Hill as I grew up with it and East Surrey Museum in my now home town of Caterham. Although East Surrey is much smaller it still puts on … Continue reading

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