Category Archives: Favourite Books

RWS Autumn Exhibition

The next Royal Watercolour Society exhibition at the Bankside Gallery is called ‘Watercolour Secrets’. This is because as well as an exhibition we are also launching a new book ‘Watercolour Secrets’ which shows the work of 76 RWS artists. Each … Continue reading

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The Wallypug of Why

More information – by G.E. Farrow, illustrations by Harry Furniss and vignettes by Dorothy Furniss ( Harry’s daughter aged 15 )

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Children’s Books

It’s not surprising that brought up on books like this ‘The Wally Pug of Why’ my siblings and I have vivid imaginations. I have the book – it belonged to my grandmother Nancy Goulden and was published by C. Arthur … Continue reading

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Books,Books and more Books!

It was so exciting when I learnt to read – it was amazing and I read everything available to me which was a lot as my Mother and Grandparents both had many books. Birthday presents were often books – The … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Have just received a review from WordPress – almost worse than a school report…. must resolve to do a bit better in 2014!! Start tomorrow – Happy … Continue reading

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Watercolour Secrets

I’ve been working on a book – see title above. I know about book production / design / etc but you always forget how time consuming a book is – I guess it’ll be worth it in the end. Amazon … Continue reading

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Favourite Books

At Spitalfield’s Market yesterday I found a copy of this book ‘Mr Papingay’s Caravan’ by Marion St John Webb. I loved this book and others by the same author when I was little – well I still like it. Wonderful … Continue reading

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