Dorking Running Day

Posted on 17/04/2022 By

In 1933, the London Passenger Transport Board was formed. Part of its responsibility was the Country Bus and Coach Department, which took charge of the country area and Greenline coach operations. In the next few years, a vast network was established. Many new country bus garages built.


The Glory of the Garden

Posted on 09/04/2022 By

The Garden “Well, Bobby. This is our first weekend without football for months. We are off to Wembley next weekend, but today we had a committee meeting and a party in London. Both cancelled due to Covid. The weather is forecast to be glorious. Why don’t we go somewhere beautiful. Somewhere to lift our spirits….


From Gander Green Lane to Wembley

Posted on 05/04/2022 By

From Gander Green Lane to Wembley we came. 15,000 to support Sutton United. The minnows of the Football League. The culmination of a fairytale story of two year’s success against all the odds. Win or lose, didn’t matter. We were playing at Wembley for the first time in 41 years. Back then, as a non…


April is Stress Awareness Month

Posted on 03/04/2022 By

Stress Awareness Bertie: “So, you have taken on a new job Bobby! Is that wise, given your history of anxiety (GAD)?”


Dennis the Menace or Dan Dare

Posted on 27/03/2022 By

Dennis the Menace or Dan Dare Bobby has been both, in other people’s imagination. I am only telling you this because his own imagination went AWOL at Somerset House the other week. Suddenly he was twelve again. Living in the comic world of the 1950s. A time of rivalry between numerous publications and who read…


“Let’s do it!”

Posted on 18/03/2022 By

“Let’s do it!”


Peace One Day

Posted on 13/03/2022 By

Peace One Day


Follow that Dream

Posted on 10/03/2022 By

“Que sera sera What ever will be will be We’re going to Wembley Que sera sera Que sera sera What ever will be will be We’re going to Wembley Que sera sera” Follow that Dream March 2021 Bobby: “Really not sure, Stuart, about Sutton being promoted to the Football League for the first time in…


Introducing Bewick the Bear

Posted on 06/03/2022 By

Bewick the Bear We are delighted to announce that Mindfully Bertie has a new bear. Bewick the Bear. He is very special, being a limited edition Merrythought bear created to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Wildlife and Wetlands Trust (WWT). Known originally as the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust.


Four go to Swift’s Hill

Posted on 26/02/2022 By

Swift’s Hill Bertie: “Gordon Bennett, Bobby! It’s chucking it down; the roads are flooded; you can only see out of one eye and we are driving to Swift’s Hill. One thing is certain. I am not going up that bleedin hill with you. It will ruin my mohair!”


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