A couple of weeks ago, I wrote in passing about eccentric Edwardian artist Harry B. Neilson (pictured right) – the man who painted those charming watercolours of foxes dressed as huntsmen riding foxhounds. As far as I was concerned, the artist was something of an unknown. I said I intended to learn more about him […]
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July 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments
July 27th, 2007 · 12 Comments
It wasn’t much to look out, but the little round lapel badge we found lying in the bottom of a box of knickknacks at our local collectors’ fair had a fascinating background. About the size of an old sixpence, the badge was decorated with blue enamel, picked out of which were the initials W. L. […]
July 26th, 2007 · 5 Comments
There’s no shortage of choice: Barbie and Sindy, My Little Pony and the Brownies continue to have mass appeal for the girls, while us boys go for Thunderbirds, Spiderman and relative newcomer Bob the Builder. All are on sale this Christmas and so it was –admittedly with a different cast of characters – since the […]