If we can help in any way, we will “I was born in Marston, and grew up in Barton, Headington. I’ve done lots of things. Barrow boy, butcher boy, I was a boy seaman aged 15. After a year, I joined the army. I was a soldier in Berlin and guarded Rudolf Hess! General Sir… Continue reading Bob Thomas
“In Watlington I’m known as the crazy Rhino lady” I’ve lived everywhere, moving about as a child with my dad’s job in a shoe shop, and in several places after leaving home, finally settling in Caversham. Then Andrew got a job in London and we moved to Watlington in December, 2001. We knew Watlington as… Continue reading Liz Winton
“There is a rhythm to the year” I lived in Stokenchurch for 29 years. After about 5 years I looked at a few houses in Watlington but the intended move didn’t come about. When I retired, moving was something I wanted to do, but it took me 2 years to find a house. Eventually it… Continue reading Jim Stubbs
“Watlington was always home” I lived in Headington as a child, but I spent time in Watlington visiting friends at Dame Alice [Lys Farm], and learned to ride a horse age 8 or 9 years old. I ‘came out’, as one did in those days, when I was 17, it would have been 1931.… Continue reading Lady Margaret Mogg
I love Watlington. It’s a pretty town, for sure. But it’s not bricks and mortar that makes a place – cliche alert – it’s the people. This series explores what Watlington is like through the eyes of the people that live here.