Hechle, Ann (11 of 17) National Life Stories Collection: Crafts' Lives

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  • Subjects

    Book arts

  • Recording date

    2004-03-10, 2004-03-14, 2005-04-08

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Somerset

  • Interviewees

    Hechle, Ann, 1939- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Hughes, Hawksmoor (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 11: [Tape 6 Side B] Description of AH’s poster of calligraphic styles commissioned by the V&A. Story about AH’s resultant from her boyfriend’s Alexander Technique practice (1979). Description of having to stay with and be cared for by her sister and with Heather [HC] and Pete Collins. Remarks on HC’s helpful philosophy on life that helped her through a difficult period. Remarks on being interested in sacred geometry and Buddhist philosophy. Story about HC moving in to live with AH. Remarks on seeking alternative treatment for her back and recovering with the help of acupuncture. Long description of acupuncture treatment. Remarks on the flow of lay lines throughout the Earth. Story about a ley line extending after a group meditation.

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    Life story interview with Ann Hechle, calligrapher

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