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Of the Heart, The Paddle out for Jack Powell

Thankyou Glen Ash, for the photos from Parsons beach, and Aidan Ash, for the Jack (angel) photo. A correction..the beautiful angel -Jack photo was taken by Ben Cope, at Easter time, Sceale Bay. Aidan sent it to me. Thankyou Ben. … Continue reading

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Winter on our Hill, and in our Hearts.

It is deep winter on our hill at Kangarilla. I have been completely unable to write my weblog, my spirit ailing in the heaviest sadness. Each year I welcome the dark winter, the storms with the high winds and driving … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Smart, Phidias.

This is a tribute to Jeffrey Smart, also known to members of the ABC Argonauts club as Phidias.The Argonauts club was broadcast,  in the 1950’s and early 1960’s. Each week Phidias would give a rousing talk on Art, to children … Continue reading

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To MouseHole.

This is not quite the last weblog post about being away, I feel like I did , in primary school Morning talks, there is still so much to Say. This post is about an expedition to the South West of … Continue reading

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At Woodside,Hewshott Lane and adventures outwards

Katharine tells me of an Antique Market held every two weeks. It requires we leave at dawn to be there at the exciting setting up time. We hurtle out in Katharine’s little blue mini car, absolutely at daybreak. Somehow , … Continue reading

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To Hewshott Lane, Liphook, Hampshire .

Nearly forty five years ago I rode my trusty Malvern Star bike, (Mavis) , up a lovely avenue of trees. It was to have one of the few interviews I ever had. I am sure it changed or well charted … Continue reading

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At Sue and Alex’s, Portabello

Oscar is in the bathroom first, good morning Oscar. Last night Ellie, Jack and I played with marbles, this morning it is cooking Christmas cake and pancakes time , and for Jack, putting more on his robot and flame throwing … Continue reading

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