It was another glorious summers day on Monday. A group of artists had just settled down to sketch in the garden, and on the teashop patio, with their tutor Suzan, when the telephone rang……. It was Chris Richards Chief reporter from the Brentwood Gazette. He’d read my last blog on painting days and …

What have I done????….                               I refused three times to agree to let the ‘Antiques Road Trip BBC film ‘here. To be honest I don’t like being filmed even though ‘House Gift’ and ‘It’s a gift’ were both filmed here.  I hid away as far as poss, but I’m not sure how I’ll manage …