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Former Chailey scholar, Jack Hayward, writes a review:

Grace Kimmins and her Chailey Heritage. By Ros Black.   Even with my close association with the Heritage Craft Schools in my formative years at Chailey and a personal knowledge of Grace Kimmins, later Dame, I found this book to … Continue reading

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It will be available in all good bookshops soon, but the new book has now been printed. It’s available from http://www.troubador.co.uk/book_info.asp?bookid=3087 and will shortly be available through this website at a special early bird rate

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Temperance Tales

I am working hard on a new book which will feature the stories of several Victorian women who, in different ways, tacked the issue of alcohol abuse. Lady Henry Somerset has led me to discover other unsung heroines and to … Continue reading

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