Category Archives: Who we are

Old Photographs

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

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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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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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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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