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"Always on my pallet are burnt siena, sap green and indigo" -A step-by-step process by Ruth Randall

I tend to use photos for my reference. This one was taken on Bradgate Park.

If working with pen and ink, or coloured pencil, I work on Bristol Board. 295 more words


Hogs Norton

Light Programme

12.0, Family Favourites; 1.30, Mr. Gillie Potter, Sage of Hogsnorton

from B.B.C. SundayThe Derry Journal (Ireland) – 28th March 1952



The name…

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East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre to be shut down

By Holly Hume

NHS England will be closing the East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre this June unless the current public consultation proves that the centre can reach NHSE targets. 380 more words


Learn to Research Your Family Tree Event - In Photos

Our first Family Tree event was a great success, with over 20 people attending the session – and I’ve been getting lots of feedback that the event was enjoyed by all. 63 more words


"I'm looking forward to trying new mediums - I love that sense of adventure" by Ruth Randall

I can’t remember a time that I haven’t wanted to draw or paint.

My earliest memory is of being given a pencil and paper by my Gran. 220 more words


52 ancestors in 52 weeks, week 36

Samaria Johnson was born about 1827, but baptised on 23 September 1832 in Ibstock, Leicestershire. She was the second daughter of William Johnson and Lydia Hall.  399 more words


Looking....and Seeing

The weekend has been one of taking stock and making plans……more of which I will tell you when they come to fruition….(note I said ‘when’ not ‘if’… how’s that for positivity?) 536 more words