June Close W.I.S.E.

June Close W.I.S.E.

June Close W.I.S.E. 18th May 1957 – 23rd March 2020 In January 1957 the peace in Northern Ireland was shattered by an IRA attack on The Royal Ulster Constabulary Barracks in County Fermanagh. June was born in Belfast a few months later and her childhood would...
David Hunt W.I.S.E. (Hons)

David Hunt W.I.S.E. (Hons)

David Hunt NDD ATC Celebrated international landscape artist – Born 1944 David Hunt was born in Leek Staffordshire where he was to develop his fascination for the vast and varied moorland landscapes. Davids passion for the great outdoors inspired his original...
Audrey Simpson W.I.S.E.

Audrey Simpson W.I.S.E.

  The group photograph is a cutting from the Sentinel Newspaper – September 4th 1964 – The girl in the front centre is Winner Audrey Simpson     HEADLINE – HOUSEWIFE IS 1964 CHARM GIRL   Sentinel editorial – The Lord & Lady Mayoress of...
Sylvia Crowe W.I.S.E.

Sylvia Crowe W.I.S.E.

Sylvia Crowe W.I.S.E. Sylvia Crowe was born in London’s Lambeth Hospital in 1946. Sylvia freely admits to being born a rebel, however her life only began after a complicated birth on which she makes this comment.  “It would appear that I was making...
Mohammed Abass Hassan W.I.S.E.

Mohammed Abass Hassan W.I.S.E.

Mohammed Abass Hassan Born in 1935 Mohammed Abass is a proud Afar. He was once a nomad but now due to age is necessarily settled in his small village near Lac Abbe. He has survived an extremely harsh life which due to climate and geological change has become even...
Margaret Hill (Nee Simpson) W.I.S.E.

Margaret Hill (Nee Simpson) W.I.S.E.

Margaret Hill (Nee Simpson) – Born 1942   Margaret Simpson was born in the Cathedral City of Lichfield Staffordshire Margaret’s father was an aircraft planner and her mother a happy housewife. Margaret had a brother Jimmy who died from a chest illness...