"Richmond ,sanctuary from the City" Richmond by biggeorge

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When the filth and the fury of London gets a bit much people tend to head for Richmond to relax by the river.

As well as nearby Kew Gardens ,Richmond has river front bars and an air of high class that only expensive house prices and the close proximity to Twickenham can produce.

The people you see about can be lazily stereotyped as the posh boys and wannabe it girls ,think Prince William ( sunglasses on head , rugby shirt ,gigantic teeth , drinking Pimms ) , and the ladies are all drawn out vowels " daaarrling " and white wine. The rugby crowd are normally good for a laugh though.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Posh girls , drinking by the river ,cricket on the green
  • Cons:RA RA RA RA I've got too much blaaady money.
  • In a nutshell:Nice but dim
  • Intro Written Feb 11, 2004
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  • Carmanah's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2006 at 2:52 PM

    I grew up in a place called Richmond, but definitely a different Richmond from this place! I love the hint about swimming in the Thames... good call!

  • craic's Profile Photo
    Feb 12, 2004 at 8:40 PM

    So that's why it is called Rich(mond).


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