Monthly Archives: July 2015

Hurray for Siblings!

How very fortunate to have 3. Extremely grateful to parents for providing them Advertisements

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Nancy and Bill

Here are Nancy & Bill on one of their annual skiing holidays to Lenzerheide in the late 40’s/50’s. The dogs are General (Pekinese) and Skippy (Jack Russell) who had puppies with smooth coats, one brown & white and one brown, … Continue reading

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The Thatched House

Our Grandparents, Bill & Nancy lived at The Thatched House. We called them Pop & Nanny. They built the house in the 1930’s and these photographs were taken for a magazine a few years later. Sunday lunches (and all other … Continue reading

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Barbara Hepworth’s in St Ives

Last month I visited the studio and garden in St Ives where Barbara Hepworth lived,worked and died. It’s a very special place. There is an interesting Barbara Hepworth exhibition at Tate Britain now

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Elizabeth in Munich 1938

In 1938 my Mother aged 18 went to live ‘en famille’ in Munich to learn German – she wrote this letter to her parents in November 1938.

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Nasturtiums

It’s Nasturtium time again!

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Old Photographs

Ingatestone High Street in the 1900’s – looking towards the Market Place

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