Switching on the TV in the midst of a cycle race, I watched the competitor flying around the velodrome and didn’t realise until the end that she did it with just one leg. Although I had been impressed by the achievements of the athletes while...

As we are new to Walton, we are doing a number of things for the first time: finding a new hairdresser, going to the local garden centre, going to the tennis club.  I can’t say these are particularly the sort of things that would make...

More tea, Vicar? June is a month of strawberry cream teas and celebrations and none better deserved than the Queen’s 90th birthday.  What a remarkable monarch we have!  Among the many local events to mark this historic occasion, there will be a ‘Bring & Share’ lunch...

Looking Forward   We are looking forward to settling into Walton-on-Thames.  We have packed up our lives in Woking and said goodbye to friends and familiar places.  We are now looking forward to discovering new places and making new friends.  We will have to find our way...