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1946 King George VI Certificate by Woodie
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In 1946, just after the end of the Second World War all school children, In Great Britain,(UK) were presented with a certificate like this. Did any Commonwealth children get them I wonder? I don’t know what happened to mine, (mother throw it out during one of her many moves?) and I wonder who still have theirs. I’m 75 on the 28th Sept. and it seems along time ago.

My main interest is painting Aviation Art.
I get a lot of enjoyment researching the historical background behind the picture I’ve been commissioned to paint.
I work in acrylic on my big paintings on canvas board but use water colors, pastels, soft and oil, for smaller pieces.
I also enjoy doing pet portraits in soft pastels on tinted paper, from photographs. Ideal presents for Xmas and birthdays.

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  • GEORGE SANDERSON
    GEORGE SANDERSONover 3 years ago

    My son is 35 on your 75th !
    That makes me feel old !

  • My granddaughter was 21 on my birthday and g/son, Antony is 26 the day after
    Cheers N

    – Woodie

  • Brian Towers
    Brian Towersover 3 years ago

    It is a long time ago Neil, but time seems to accellerate as we get older – if it’s going fast it must mean we’re enjoying life. My brain still thinks it’s in its 30s but most of the other bits are conking out. I reckon old George was pretty quick off the mark with his letter – can’t remember getting mine.

    Happy birthday my friend – I’ll treat you to coffee on Friday.

    PS to George. My son is 46 and I am old.

  • Hi Brian
    My eldest daughter is over 50 and I’ve a son somewhere at 56 this month.
    Cheers Neil

    – Woodie

  • oulgundog
    oulgundogabout 3 years ago

  • Thanks Mate

    – Woodie

  • Nikolay Semyonov
    Nikolay Semyonovabout 3 years ago
    a most appealing content… thanks for sharing!
  • Thanks for Fave Nikolay
    Cheers Neil

    – Woodie

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