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The wonderful Ardizzone

“He liked drawing buxom barmaids, blowsy streetwalkers, and those ample women who used to sit, quietly, behind brimming pints of Guinness. Others were men propping up bars, and occasionally wiping the foam off their Lloyd George moustaches, and old codgers, hands in pockets, greasy felt hats crammed down over their ears. There is about his work a whiff of mild-and-bitter, a hint of sex and a huge expenditure of humorous good nature, in which he obviously abounded.” ( The Spectator, 2009 )
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The Unthanks

The Unthanks are great story tellers…. this song, Lucky Gilchrist is wonderful.
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Anais Nin

There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do. Anais Nin
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Joan Eardley

A new discovery. Wonderful paintings of Glasgow kids. I particularly love the girl with a squint.  
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Hello

Hello and welcome to my new blog… ….is anybody out there?  
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