Legend Conrad Rogers.

Legend Conrad Rogers.

Conrad Francis Rogers was born 18 November, 1933 in Adelaide to Dorothy Rogers (nee Kelly) and William (Bill) Rogers. During the Depression, families were on the move all the time. The last four years were at St. Monica’s, Walkerville. Con finished school at Nailsworth Tech. completing 3rd Year. He applied to the Government Printer in … Continue reading

Italian Painter Ambrogio Raffele, 1904.

Italian Painter Ambrogio Raffele, 1904.

This picture represents the Italian painter Ambrogio Raffele, with whom Sargent vacationed in the Italian Alps. Raffele is using his tiny hotel room as a studio; he and his landscape painting are shifted to the left corner, and much of this composition is given over to laundry and rumpled bed linens. The London Times wrote … Continue reading

“Rats”.

“Rats”.

In 1964 I lived at Blackwood and caught the train to work at Leals. Joining the train at Eden Hills was Barry Cagney (Dags) who caught me reading some of the trade school texts and determined that I might end up being a printer like him. At some time after that, our Trade School class … Continue reading