November ’17 News Letter

Dear All,
Time flies, doesn’t it? I just can’t believe that it is now three months since my last News Letter, but my calendar assures me that it is, so it must be time to catch up again. I hope you have all had a good summer, and can look forward to a nice warm, comfortable few months ahead.   Continue reading “November ’17 News Letter”

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August ’17 News Letter

Dear All,
It’s been a fascinating few weeks since my last Letter. More people have sent me details and snippets of information for me to pass on, and I’ll get to those in a minute, but, before I do that, I want to start with an item that concerns me personally. Continue reading “August ’17 News Letter”

June ’17 News Letter

Dear All,

I have to start this Letter by saying how delighted I am with the reactions I have received to my last two Letters about the Pulham Memorial Project in Broxbourne earlier this year.   But it’s now time to catch up with all the other news that has been coming my way over the last few weeks – and what a mailbox I have had!   My sincere thanks are due to all my readers who have been in touch with me, and sent me items of varied interest that broadly fall into two main categories – landscape and terracotta – but integrate into a nicely linked sequence.

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Christmas 2016 News Letter

161214-christmas-decorationDear All,

It is only a few weeks since I published my last News Letter, but a lot is happening at the moment, and I have been able to put quite a Bumper Bundle together for Christmas.  We even have two video clips for you to access . . . Continue reading “Christmas 2016 News Letter”

1901 – Newgate Gap, Margate, Kent

Add  1 – Sep 16

Just after the publication of ‘Rock Landscapes: The Pulham Legacy’, I received an email from James Brazier, Newsletter Editor of the Margate Civic Society, who wondered if I knew whether James Pulham and Son ever did any work on a set of steps leading down into the cutting at Newgate Gap, in Cliftonville.     Continue reading “1901 – Newgate Gap, Margate, Kent”

1862-67 – Welbeck Abbey, near Worksop, Nottinghamshire

SM 24 – May 13

Welbeck Abbey is about 3½ miles from Worksop, in Nottinghamshire, and its park, which covers more than 2,000 acres, is part of Sherwood Forest.   It is the largest of the estates in North Nottinghamshire that are collectively known as the Dukeries, and is one of the few remaining places in England where they survive almost completely unspoiled. [i] Continue reading “1862-67 – Welbeck Abbey, near Worksop, Nottinghamshire”