Blade Runner is one of my favourite films. It’s sci-fi, it’s got a great cast, it’s cult, seminal and influential, and the Iron Maiden album cover Somewhere in Time owes a lot to it.
Welcome to The Sarcen Stones – Farnborough’s New Pub. So we’ve lost The Tumble Down Dick, The George, The Queen’s Head, The Imperial Arms, The Potters Arms, The Old Courthouse and The Ham & Blackbird. One of our pubs was infamously turned into a fast food restaurant (a very sore point and a personal one • Read More »
So I went back to college in 2017. Why? Because I wanted to “firm up” on a subject. And that subject is? Marketing.
On the 25th January 2012 I attended a meeting of North Camp residents, even though I live in the Fox Lane area of Farnborough (some might argue that it’s Cove, almost Hawley) The most important aspect of that meeting, hosted by Andrew Lloyd, the Chief Executive of Rushmoor Borough Council, was that he said he • Read More »
At the tail end of this year’s summer time, a mighty oak tree came down beside the Tumbledown Dick pub in Farnborough. It didn’t fall, it was cut down. That Oak tree had stood for hundreds of years and had a healthy, green leafy canopy – It was a pleasant part of the Farnborough Road and, as • Read More »
When The Tumble Down Dick was closed in 2008 there were numerous rumours about its future. There was speculation that there may be a mysterious fire (as there was when the Duke of York in Camberley was torched, allegedly), it was going to be knocked down, turned into flats or a car park, or of • Read More »
When a little London agency tweeted the other week something along the lines of “Hooray – we’ve been doing business for 10 years!” it suddenly dawned on me… …22i Design, my little Farnborough web design business, was 10 years old on the 5th September 2010! I’d been so incredibly busy that the date plain slipped me • Read More »
This post has been updated on Weds 6th May, Fri 8th May One of our local pubs, The Tumbledown Dick (The Tumble Down Dick), was shut down on 12th February 2008 for “environmental health reasons”. Whilst there’s no argument that the pub was in need of a serious renovation it’s a crying shame that this • Read More »