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The Grange in Rottingdean, Mick Bensley, a garden party and ducks!

If you get the chance for a chat with Mick when you go to his art exhibition of maritime watercolours and oils at the Grange Art Gallery and Museum, we… 353 more words

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The ins and outs of poems for childrens picture books

This topic came up in a forum recently so this is my experience.

I once wrote a poem as a picture book, I  did my own illustrations (I am an artist of sorts) and in the past some authors could be lucky and combine the two. 490 more words

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Butterflies and bees, flowers and veg. at Bateman's


This was the Mulberry tearoom border on a quick visit to Bateman’s on the way home from Ticehurst yesterday.”If you can get to the Mulberry tearoom in time and see the border you have cracked it!” said the woman in reception and she was right. 154 more words

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Bert Jansch celebrated with music, magic and poems at the Bell Ticehurst

The second Rosemary Lane Festival Day was held in the picturesque village of Ticehurst on Sunday where  Bert once lived while recording Rosemary Lane in 1970/71. 162 more words

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With great artistry and touching simplicity – the Battle of the Somme

To commemorate the start of the Battle of the Somme today – 1st July

Joe Sacco’s Great War cartoon graphic tableau of the first day of the Battle of the Somme on display in Paris (I first posted this in August 2014) 147 more words

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Back down to earth in the garden

Love the greenhouse we inherited. It’s a bit broken and battered like it’s previous owner who loved starting things from seed, digging over his tiny potato bed and arguing with his wife about how much space could be spared for flowers. 128 more words

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More from Postman's Park

London Parks and Garden Squares Weekend. As well as poets in residence, I was one of them many of the open spaces there were other displays and events. 502 more words