The Plentiful Delights of the 515/515A Bus

Hi, On Sunday now runs as 515 through Thames Ditton and NOT Hampton Court. Hmph. Monday to Saturday the 515 bus, run by Abellio, wends its way hourly from Guildford to Kingston Upon Thames and vice versa, passing a lot of sightseeing attractions along the route. The downside is that it takes a few detours…

Winkworth Arboretum – May Bank Holiday Bluebells

Hi, Any time off this week? Do you love bluebells in abundance? Then get yourself to The National Trust’s Winkworth Arboretum near Godalming asap. Monday to Saturday the 42 bus runs near to it from either Godalming or Guildford. Don’t walk from Godalming, Its uphill for 45 minutes and 30 minutes of that is dodging…

The National Gardens Scheme

Hi, A quick mention for the National Gardens Scheme. This is a nationwide event for private and public gardens, that can be visited all year round. An entrance fee is charged, which goes to charity. There are booklets available from larger libraries, maybe small ones too, but I can’t confirm that. They are produced for…

Deleted Pictures

Hi, The more observant among you will notice the disappearance of some images. This is due to a request to remove images of a person and their car. I gladly comply and there is the added bonus of more space for my own photo’s. Sorry if the narrative now makes no sense, I do not see…

New content coming soon

Hi, I am amazed that people are still reading the blog, even though there has been no new content for six months. I aim to start up again soon, but from a day trip perspective at first. Have bus pass, will travel is my motto at the moment. If i can get some more money…

Sorry about lack of content

Hi, Due to a difficult separation from my wife as indicated in the blog title, I have been unable to post new content for a while. As I (Mark) have posted all bar a couple of articles, there should be no noticible difference in content when I resume the blog again. Wether that’s good or…