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Skating By Night On The Frozen Lake At Wisley - a Memory of Wisley.

In the 1960's I lived in Papercourt lane Ripley, when The Lake froze over and a bunch of us enjoyed an exhilerating few hours skating freely. Wouldn't be allowed today. I've just written a poem about skating and have included this unique,unforgetable experience.


A memory shared by hgprescott on Jan 7th, 2019.
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 Comments & Feedback

Fri Jan 11th 2019, at 5:18 pm
hgprescott commented:
Wonderful. Thanks for response Nick. Felt there must be nobody around able to identify or remember the area as it was - siting just beside the old Portsmouth Road. I lived on a boat by Richmond Bridge at that time, then to move upriver to D'Oyly Carte Island down Thames Street Weybridge, Then to Ripley. In Exeter now, where did you get to ? Did you skate on the lake ?
Fri Jan 11th 2019, at 10:00 am
Nick Beard commented:
I remember Wisley Lake. Used to walk around it. Peaceful, nothing but good memories of the area in the sixties seventies and eighties.

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