University beckons for the next generation. How times change.

18 very short years ago, I became a mum. As I cradled my precious new born son day after day during our endless first summer, there was a dreamy trance like existence to our early months, perhaps because of sleeplessness but also taking in the enormous change that had hit me. My perfect calm little…

Homesick for Ripon. Pandemic Hometown Blues.

Corona awakens a need in many to be closer to our family and friends and gives a chance to examine the town that forged us and the roots that claim us. The welcome to Ripon signs which greet visitors and residents alike, urge us ‘to stay awhile amidst its ancient charms’. I may be a…

Books At Bedtime?

Books at Bedtime? Listen to David Jay of Susy Radio Fame read the 2020 winning stories from Reigate and Banstead Writes.

It’s all about the (RH) writers.

We planned a number of exciting author and literature events as part of Fringe Week’. We look at three local writers who were set to feature. NIKI MACKAY Reigate’s very own ‘Queen of Crime’. Niki is going from strength to strength. In her words.. I am a writer and a bookworm. I studied Performing Arts…

This is My Theatre

Thisismytheatre.com were set to perform Jane Eyre in the Reigate Castle Grounds.