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A Creative Childhood

Many things can trigger your memories of the past - a photograph, a scent, the touch of clothing, a journal. As I’ve been working on these new, colourful, woodland monotypes, my thoughts have returned to the many happy hours of creativity I had as a child and teenager. I was born in Lancashire (née Nanson) and lived the first five years of my life in the village of Slaidburn near Clitheroe where our family later moved. My father was the headmaster of the village school and we lived in the school teacher’s house. The whole village and surrounding farmland was owned by a “Squire” called Colonel King-Wilkinson and all the villagers rented their homes from him in the feudal tradition. It was in

Rebecca Vincent

The Hearth

Main Road

Horsley

Northumberland

NE15 0NT

Email info@rebecca-vincent.co.uk

Phone 07717 256169

Photographs by Alun Calendar for Country Living and Kate Buckingham for Hexham Courant

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