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Ken Hughes. A growing legacy.
A while ago I wrote a blog about artist Ken Hughes because I owned a sculpture by him. I commented at the time that he seemed to have had a successful artistic life but that there was little about him … Continue reading
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Ken Hughes. An artist’s life. But what legacy?
This little plaster sculpture of a female head belonged to my Grandma, Mary Cockett. She lived in a sewing box (the head not my Grandma…) for several years. Recently I rediscovered her. She’s by an artist called Ken Hughes. I … Continue reading
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Where has my travelling trunk been?
I was cleaning the bedroom (yeah exciting) and actually read the label on one of the travel trunks that form my furniture. Cunard Line. Dr & Mrs Howard. Ship: Carinthia. Class: Tourist. Date of Sailing: 20th Dec 1964. From: Greenock. … Continue reading
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