Month: December 2015

My People – Part 2

Brighton actress, Kate Dyson, concludes her memories of her world famous Great Great Aunt Dolly Shepherd… Aged 16 Dolly had found herself a job as a waitress at the Ally Pally. Why? Because she was desperate to hear the famous American Sousa Band and she certainly couldn’t afford […]

The Peasant Poet

Peter Batten celebrates John Clare… I am! yet what I am none cares or  knows, My friends forsake me like a memory lost… These lines are from the poem, “I am”, which, over the past sixty years, has been read and admired by more and more people. They […]