Author archive for Jane Tomlinson

  • Jan112007

    Remembering Rebecca

    Rebecca van der Putt, known to her friends as Bec or treaclechops, was my best mate. And now she’s gone,…

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  • Jan072007

    Quagga quest

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    In 1883, the last quagga died in Amsterdam zoo. As a lover of equines, I have always been intrigued by…

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  • Nov112006

    Reasons to be cheerful

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    Ian Dury and Blockheads had a string of memorable hits in the late 70s. Remember ‘Sex and Drugs and Rock…

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  • Nov012006

    Velazquez at the National Gallery

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    Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (1599-1660) was one helluva painter. The exhibition of his paintings at the National Gallery…

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  • Oct152006

    The Green Man

    If I say 'green man' there's a damned good chance you'll think of a pub or an alien from Mars.…

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  • Jul172006

    Meet Margaret, Queen of Callanish

    Decoder of the stones of Callanish For more than 30 years, initially with her first husband Gerald Ponting and since…

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  • Jul162006
    Callanish: the sky moves sideways

    Painting Callanish

    Callanish is a remarkable neolithic monument on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. It is a circle and…

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  • Jun032006

    Nick Harper: total eclipse of the son

    Nick Harper is the son of legendary singer-songwriter Roy Harper. He grew up surrounded by his Dad’s musical friends from…

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  • Apr302006

    Ideas to solve the problem of Swinford toll bridge

    This blog was originally written in May 2006 – and I am no longer campaigning actively about the Swinford toll…

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  • Apr282006

    A great tradition

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    This blog was originally written in May 2006 – and I am no longer campaigning actively about the Swinford toll…

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