Category Archives: The Past

Immigrants

Worrying to go through necessary bureaucracy even if you have Mum’s comforting hand on you. Passport photo taken by Dad’s friend Jay Dudley, New Jersey 1949

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Windows

A view out of a window into ‘outside’ is a classic artist’s story. I didn’t know this when I looked out of my bedroom window in the Lake District aged 17 and this was the result. Perhaps this is one … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Hurrah!!! Christmas tree time again – some of my tree decorations are now quite old and I feel they do like an airing at Christmas – Madonna & Child,assorted fruit, birds,a tiny house,a clown,a slightly grumpy sun and the tree … Continue reading

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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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Old Photographs

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

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My Week

Islington Gardeners outing to Painshill Park & then Wisley. We were supposed to be going to two gardens in West Sussex, but at the last minute had to re-arrange as high winds were forecast and the gardens have to close … Continue reading

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At the Marquee Club

One of my friends was obsessed with Jimi Hendrix – he made screen prints of him endlessly. One day we went to the Marquee Club to see Jimi paying. I don’t seem to have been that impressed. I do sound … 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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Visit to Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

There is a very interesting exhibition ‘Peggy Angus – Designer, Teacher, Painter’ on until 21 September. Peggy knew all the interesting artists / designers / architects – first meeting Edward Bawden, Eric Ravilious at the RCA. She provided a sort of artistic powerhouse … Continue reading

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