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Tweet   Jerome K. Jerome was not very fond of the beautiful town of Reading. Maybe it was a little bit like that one hundred years ago, because, in those days the town was famous for its brothels and it’s …

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Tweet   Two ancient villages in South Oxfordshire known as Brightwell and Sotwell were combined as one in 1948 and are now called Brightwell cum Sotwell. This is now one village lays just off the A4130 a couple of miles …

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Tweet   Sonning looks more like a pretty decoration along the Thames than a real village. Jerome K. Jerome’s described the fairy-like village on the Thames in his novel “Three Men in a Boat.” And it still looks the same …

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Tweet   Traveling through the small ancient villages in the picturesque valley of the River Thames we visited the charming village of Shiplake, another village featured by Jerome K. Jerome in his novel “Three Men in a Boat“. The village …

Some history of the village of Wargrave and the resident ghosts

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Tweet   In the novel by Jerome K. Jerome “Three Men in a Boat” there is a description of the village of Wargrave in the county of Berkshire. “Mellowed in the drowsy sunlight of a summer’s afternoon, Wargrave, nestling where …