Category Archives: Who we are

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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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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Since my last post………

Well – I tripped on the stairs at home and fractured my humerus bone. Good news was that it was a nice tidy fracture, and it was my left arm so I can do most things with my right hand, … Continue reading

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” Another Op’nin’, Another Show “

I love Musicals and today this title from a Cole Porter song popped into my head as tonight the RWS will be having ‘Another Op’nin’ for our Spring Exhibition. It’s not so dissimilar to a musical – it is a … Continue reading

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Keeping Up

I’m going to have to totally pull my socks up here – otherwise I’m going to be out gunned/painted/graphiced/sculpted/fashioned/special effected by the younger members of my family – OK I’m up for the challenge! I’m just SO pleased. Watch out … Continue reading

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Reasons to be Cheerful / 10

Three BOLD CAPS cheers for Felix Garside!!!! He’s been accepted for the BA Graphics course at Camberwell starting in the Autumn. That means there will be 2 Garsides (Daisy and Felix), and a Winthrop (Izzy E.R.) all doing art – and Thomas … Continue reading

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Reasons to be Cheerful / 8

Bridget Moore’s paintings are just lovely – glimpses into childhood,memories,home,outings,play. See them for real at the Royal Watercolour Society’s Spring Exhibition. PV March 27 / 6-8 / Bankside Gallery, (near Tate Modern & the Founders Arms) http://www.royalwatercoloursociety.co.uk     

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Art School

So exciting – I was determined to go to art school, so I did. First my nearest in Essex which was Colchester and then because I had to get to London the Central School of Art & Design. Now I … Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheerful & trying something different!

  This is Tom & Luna – she looks like a tiny astronaut – maybe that’s serendipity! Trying to do some different work and looking for inspiration from family.

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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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