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by donfay
Tue May 10, 2016 8:24 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: The Art School
Replies: 12
Views: 1158

Re: The Art School

Nell Todd usually described my paintings as muddled and uncoordinated. That has not stopped me over the years from enjoying painting (often abstract) pictures. Some of those from a couple of years ago (one titled Nell Todd Shapes) are hanging in the entrance hall of the Hillsborough (Co Down) Villag...
by donfay
Sat Nov 30, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Favourite teacher
Replies: 227
Views: 37367

Re: Favourite teacher

My first encounters with Nell Todd were after I moved up from the Prep, perhaps in L.E. in 1954. She was always so kind. I was never any good at painting, but always enjoyed it even up to doing Art as my option in Grecians. Just recently, I have a revived interest in painting and most recently have ...
by donfay
Sat Nov 30, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Mr L E Lawrence (science lab assistant)
Replies: 9
Views: 1903

Re: Mr L E Lawrence (science lab assistant)

About 1954 or 1955. Vague recollections of the cinder track that led from the mile across towards the Bax Castle where a lab technician lived who had a windmill in his front garden to generate electricity. But all so vague that I would have to check maps etc if there is any interest.