50 Years Ago Today | The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars [9 Images]

For Jean-Paul growing up in a large family in a busy city meant solitude was something he sought but rarely found.  When he was of independent means he started to take excursions to the countryside or coast.  Something he has continued to do to this day.   Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Town and Country... Continue Reading →

One of Les’s early childhood memories was being slightly bewildered by a sculpted water feature which had been unveiled in the city centre.  Looking back now he would now describe it as a brutalist concrete structure standing about four metres high.  Essentially a big cube with textured and carved surfaces some of which were tiled... Continue Reading →

On modern art they had this to say: Dave: "Not sure why it's called modern art! Isn't all art timeless? Adding labels to art is academic which to my mind is the opposite of art!" Ferg: "Modern, conceptual, renaissance, impressionism, you name it and I'll find something I like." Nige: "Art is the fifth dimension.... Continue Reading →

Jean-Paul considered himself to be from a generation for whom churches now held little relevance. However he was far more open to how they may still play a part in peoples lives. It surprised him that even his friends who were religious went to church infrequently and said their faith wasn't centred around church itself.... Continue Reading →

After spending so much time in the library Ferg finally decided to give Bunty a call. They agreed to meet by the lake. Bunty arrived, carrying a flower and looked great. Ferg was thrilled when she said the flower was a gift for him, for being a great friend. She had grown the flower in... Continue Reading →

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