A visit to see the lights in December at Wakehurst, which is part of the Kew Gardens parks. A Bee. Many lights. Reflections in a lake. Reflections in front of the house, which had many changing images. Anyone for a game of conkers! A lighted archway. Lights hanging from a tree.
The group met ay Epsom Downs and walked to Centenary Woods on October 20th. From the left: Ron, Pat, Liz, Bob, Jeanie, Malcolm, Ken and Norman. Photographer Peter. Standing in a field of recently planted woods. Pat conducting his inspection. Memorial seat to Joseph Farrar who died on 17 March 1917 when his destroyer HMS... Continue Reading →
A Group of 5 Members with the support of 2 guides walked around Walton Heath on Thursday 24 September. The walk was about 4 miles and took almost 2 hours. We started out from Walton Heath Car Park. The Group consisted of Ken (Guide), Richard, Norman (Guide), Ron, Frank and Pat with Peter behind the... Continue Reading →
The Probus Ewell bikers’ formation visited the Biggin Hill Memorial Museum and Chapel on 20th August. The permanent memorial chapel at Biggin Hill emerged in 1943 when RAF personnel thought it would be appropriate to have a memorial to the increasing number of aircrew who were being killed on operations from within the Biggin Hill sector,... Continue Reading →
Probus Club of Ewell “Bikers” ride-out to celebrate the relaxing of restrictions. (we were 2 metres apart it’s just the camera angle!).
A Conspiracy History of the World by Andy Thomas. Andy began his illustrated talk by showing the strange symbol on the US $1 bill. Borrowed from Egyptian civilisation, the pyramid denotes strength and the ability to weather the ages. The Latin phrase ‘Annuit Coeptis’ around the top of the pyramid means ‘God has favored our... Continue Reading →
The most popular indoor activity ( Crosswords) by Tim Moorey Tim explained that originally he was an accountant for the oil company, British Petroleum. When he became redundant he needed a second career. He always had a type of mind that was quick with words and loved anagrams. Thus his second career was born. Tim... Continue Reading →
Forty Years Catching Smugglers by Malcolm Nelson Malcolm Nelson worked for 40 years for HM Customs and Excise. He worked on every aspect of catching smugglers. He was mainly based at Heathrow but he also spent time at London Port, Dover, St Petersburg (Russia), Malta, and at most major airports throughout the EU. He is credited... Continue Reading →
Behind the Scenes of Television’s Golden Years by Wilf Lower. Growing up in a family home providing ‘pro digs’ for music hall and variety performers appearing at local theatres, it was hardly surprising Wilf Lower acquired an intimate knowledge of ‘the business’. He joined BBC television in the 60s where he worked behind the scenes... Continue Reading →
Mad Cap Ideas and Quirky Inventions by Douglas Eaton. Doug’s talk was about the things we didn’t know we needed; things we could probably do without! The thin line between crazy and genius. Doug’s first twenty-one years were spent in Liverpool, with music playing a key part in his life - performing at The Cavern... Continue Reading →