Monthly Archives: August 2011

Historic moment for Round Hill Society

I exaggerate like a cheap watch. Not very historic at all, but it pleased me. Some weeks ago I bound into hard covers three sets of all the newsletters created by the Round Hill Society in its first ten years. … Continue reading

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Isabel by Jacob Epstein 1933

Photographed this fine bronze – probably in contravention of the rules – when I last visited Hull. Got home and wondered who she was. Tried the net. So easy! Born in London in 1912, the daughter of a ships captain, … Continue reading

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A week on the Lizard

My penultimate National Trust working holiday this year was based at a bunkhouse just a few hundred metres SE of Loe Bar, on the west side of the Lizard about 4 miles from Helston and the Blue Anchor.  It seems … Continue reading

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Bathroom approaches completion

Last week I finally got out the scraps of coloured glass kindly provided by Marian, the real glass worker, and began to design the ‘over-door’ panel for the new bathroom.   Its still to be painted in place, but you … Continue reading

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