Drew, Joanna. (44 of 50). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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    2002-03-18 and 2002-04-05 and 2002-05-02 and 2002-05-23 and 2002-06-28 and 2002-07-11 and 2002-08-15 and 2002-08-29 and 2002-10-03 and 2002-10-17 and 2002-07-11

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    Drew, Joanna 1929-2003 (female)

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    O'Ryan, Lydia (female)

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    Part 44. Joanna Drew [JD] describes history of her health, including anecdotes about incidents in India and Edinburgh as well as a spell in 1982 in St. Giles' Hospital, Camberwell. Mentions ability to cope with workload and use of book called Gym au Lit ; refers to limited effect of menopause on health and ceasing smoking on retirement. Talks about circumstances of father's death. Describes garden in Wallingford and importance of gardening in JD's life.

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