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    Tim Harrison

    Tim has been a journalist for more than 40 years covering local and national news. Having lived and worked all his life in the Surbiton/Kingston/Long Ditton area, he set up The Good Life with like-minded souls who care about local newspapers and feel they are a vital part of the community. He hopes to entertain and inform, with a smile whenever possible. Tim focuses on news, sport, history and food. He especially likes food!

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  • Hands of God

    Hands of God0

    • Arts
    • 27th November 2020

    Surbiton’s parlour walls boast many fines works of art… but also this, which graces our landing at home. I painted the footballer (who was buried today in Buenos Aires following his untimely death) a few years after the infamous Hand of God goal, and entered it into the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 1992, replete

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  • Genius crow answers queries!

    Genius crow answers queries!0

    This remarkably chatty crow, seen here in silhouette against the autumnal colours of Claremont Gardens, shared my company (and a cinnamon bun from the station’s Feeka coffee takeaway), so I thought I’d test out its knowledge. Well, I wasn’t disappointed, and I’m now thinking of putting him (or her) forward as a future Mastermind contender.

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  • Maren? She’s one in a million!

    Maren? She’s one in a million!0

    Chelsea defender Maren Mjelde turned 31 last week, making her the oldest outfield player in the first team and, says manager Emma Hayes, one of the most treasured and valued. “She’s one in a million,” is the Blues gaffer’s verdict. The right back, one of the players of the match in Sunday’s 4-0 victory over

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  • Blues’ win sets new record

    Blues’ win sets new record0

    Though not always at their fluent best for spells of this Remembrance Sunday clash, Chelsea Women finished 4-0 winners against Everton at Kingsmeadow with Pernille Harder scoring the pick of the goals… a 25-yard screamer in the seventh minute of stoppage time. Ref Abi Byrne blew for full time as the match restarted, ending an

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