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Art, Artists, History

John Berry

When in later life John Berry sat down to write his memoirs he gave it the working title ‘A Brush with Life’.  It was a good choice  to sum up the working life of an artist who created such sensitive,…

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Ladybird exhibitions

I bring joyful tidings regarding two different Ladybird book exhibitions which are coming up this year. 1) An exhibition about Ladybird Books in Reading, opening soon. 2) MY exhibition – ‘The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists’, taking place…

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Readers Digest and hidden treasure

Once upon a time, when you were young and your parents took you to visit grown-up friends and family, you were probably often bored.  No smartphones or computers and very limited children’s TV programming.  If there were no children around,…

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