Joy’s Pear Trees

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For 10 days in August we had a holiday in East Sussex, just North of Lewes. The owners of the lovely property where we stayed, John and Joy, are rightly very proud of their garden, and indeed Joy is a professional gardener. For whatever reason, I became a little obsessed with Joy’s pear trees, and… Continue reading Joy’s Pear Trees

19240 Shrouds of the Somme, Northernhay Gardens, Exeter

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Somerset artist Rob Heard began a new project in December 2013. He wanted to find a way to illustrate the scale of the loss of life on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.  He started creating 12 inch figures, each wrapped in a calico shroud, ready to be placed on the ground… Continue reading 19240 Shrouds of the Somme, Northernhay Gardens, Exeter