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Northam Road - the former Runnymede Hotel

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Registered: July 2008
Posts: 3,548
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This pic is specially for Aussie Pete. Hi Pete, I managed to snap this photo when the sentry was nowhere to be seen. The gate was wide open and so I drove in, took this pic and left before the M16 could be pointed at me.
· Date: August 26, 2008 · Views: 26273 ·
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Aussie Pete

Registered: August 2008
Posts: 16
August 27, 2008 12:58am

Thanks, kayes, glad you didn't locked up!. As kids we used to spend a lot of time on the other side of Runnymeade under the trees. It was a great place to watch the dragon boats as well. On the beach front we used to go through the flotsum and jetsum, collecting pottery shards and marjong pieces (apparently from freighters destroyed by the Japanese during WW2).
Peter

Registered: July 2008
Posts: 26
November 18, 2008 1:40pm

Hi kayes, each time I look at this photo it brings back memories. Last one was me in short pants with pet monkey on my shoulder! BTW, any idea how I can find out details of my old school, presumeably now Wellesley?
Peter

Registered: July 2008
Posts: 26
January 8, 2011 3:03pm

Hi kayes, wow, two years have flown by! I came across Penangtalk again tonight (my username and password still work too). Hope all is well with you. Wondering if anything has happened to the old Runny yet and are you able to help me with Wellesley?
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Registered: July 2008
Posts: 3,548
January 14, 2011 8:30am

hello Peter, long time no see. The old Runny is the same. Abandoned by the army but there is still a lone sentry there armed with a M16. Did the floods affect you?
Aussie Pete 1

Registered: October 2011
Posts: 3
October 3, 2011 2:09pm

Hi Kayes, Found this thread as well, thanks for keeping it there. Any improvements planned for the old lady? Also is it possible to update me on Wellesley? Regards, Peter
Aussie Pete 1

Registered: October 2011
Posts: 3
December 20, 2011 11:06am

Hi Kayes, All the best for the Festive Season. I hope to be treading the streets of the Pearl of the Orient in May next year. Also wrestling the froth off a few Tigers while watching the sunset on the beach at the Golden Sands. Watch out for the mad Aussie!



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