Check out your attics and cellars. Is there a dusty old lamp buried under years of accumulated stuff? Or have you perhaps dug one up with your spade in a field or on a beach? Well, rub off the first ...
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Jean Swainston was born in Yorkshire in 1947, but soon afterwards her family moved to Canada, where she lived until 1964. Returning to Yorkshire, Jean was a commercial artist from 1965 to 1988 and a teaching assistant from 1988 to 2007. Jean met her future husband Bill in 1965; they married in 1970 and have three daughters and four grandchildren. Her hobbies have included brass rubbing, potholing, ice-skating, cross-stitching, making costumes, writing/drawing and dog walking in between the school runs.