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Peter and Jane and friend

Peter, Jane and narrator – and the Ladybird Artists exhibition       This recording for BBC Radio Kent was made at the opening of the Ladybird Artists exhibition in June 2018.  In it I talk a little about the…

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Art, Artists

Ronald Lampitt

Of all the ‘golden age’ Ladybird artists, it could be argued that Ronald Lampitt has the most distinctive style.  He never received formal art training and it is interesting to speculate whether, had he attended art college, something of this…

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Art, History

How it works: the special stamp

Let’s be honest, in this sad and sorry world, there’s not a lot of work out there for a Ladybird book consultant.  But they say every dog has its day.  Sometimes a commission comes along that matches a niche interest…

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