Articles published in life

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October 2022
Suffolk
Artist Tessa Newcomb has found just the thing she needed to lift her creative spirit - a garden she can grow and paint.
October 2022
Classic Boat
More and more women are finding the confidence to enter the very male world of boatbuilding.
September 2022
Suffolk
Sarah Langford gave up working as a criminal defence lawyer to take on a family farm in Suffolk. It opened her eyes to a world of constant struggle, earnestly looking for change.
July 2022
Let's Talk
A boat that was built for Swallows and Amazons author Arthur Ransome is being given new life in Suffolk, as Catherine Larner explains.
July 2022
Suffolk
The things we collect tell the story of our life and loves. Author Julia Blackburn and her friend and neighbour, artist Tessa Newcomb, decided to explore the objects in Julia's Suffolk village home.
June 2022
Classic Boat
Jim Lawrence is a living icon of the days of sail, and although best known as a sailmaker, he started off as a barge hand on England's east coast.
May 2022
Classic Boat
Robert Simper has spent his life writing about boats and saving working vessels of the Thames estuary.
March 2022
Suffolk
It was probably a woman who organised the ship burial of an Anglo-Saxon king at Sutton Hoo. It was a woman who decided to excavate the site. Now a woman is leading the project to reconstruct the ship which changed our knowledge of British history.
March 2022
Classic Boat
Artist and book illustrator Angela Harding has a clinker sailing yacht and a love of the wilder coast.
January 2022
Suffolk
Printmaker Angela Harding's beautiful and evocative illustrations of the natural world, inspired by annual sailing trips around Suffolk's coast and rivers, are favourite choices for everything from book covers to journals, calendars and tea towels.
January 2022
Suffolk
Anna Greenland is a rising star in the organise grow-your-own firmament, although she admits her life currently is more 'Grand Designs' than 'Gardeners' World'.
September 2021
Suffolk
Aldeburgh-based illustrator Astra Taylor-Todd has forged a brilliant new career creating children's books inspired by her global travels and an 1,800 mile trek across America.
September 2021
Country Life
After years of nurturing a great garden, passing on the responsibility to younger custodians is easier if it's kept in the family. Visiting Attadale Gardens, Helmingham Hall and The Manor Hemingford Grey.
August 2021
Suffolk
What would you do if you were Prime Minister for a day? Amber Rudd is in no doubt. 'I would have an all female Cabinet. I'd fire all the men'.
August 2021
Suffolk
Why are women still taken less seriously than men? It's a question that's bugged veteran journalist Mary Ann Sieghart for the past 30 years.

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