Monthly Archives: March 2014

Picture 7

This pencil drawing was done by a member of our family in 1992 and is now a framed picture in our present home. The sketch was drawn from a bedroom in Brantwood, a house in Coniston in the English Lake … Continue reading

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Counterpane

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Wood and Metal 8

For a number of years I collected old wood and metalworking tools. They are often very well made and they have a solidity and purposefulness that I greatly admire. Being brought up in an industrial city in the English Midlands … Continue reading

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Leg (and Foot)

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Wood and Glass 2

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The Pump

At one time these pumps were very common in England, though the only one I ever saw in use (and used myself) was the street pump outside our grandmother’s cottage in County Wexford. However this one in our garden is … Continue reading

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Sunrise

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