Kingston’s Apple Story – Alison Fure

I am apple. I am somewhat ovate, my skin is thinly strewed with minute brown dots, interspersed with slight patches of delicate russet; but faintly mottled on the side exposed to the sun.

My ‘wassail’ or pomological tale begins when orchards thrived in the districts of Norbiton, Hook, Chessington, Coombe and Tolworth; well before the closure of the Apple Market.

Kingston’s Apple Story:
By a Michelson’s Seedling
Alison Fure
Designed by Mel Hetherington
Series editor: Lucy Furlong
Published May 2017
ISBN  978-1-910578-51-3
A6 Size,
16 printed pages,
Seethingography imprint chapbook 3

Alison Fure is a field ecologist specialising in bats. She is a director at Kingston Environment Centre and a licence trainer for the London Bat Group.

She believes that orchards can help soften the impact of urbanisation; if each child could plant an apple tree – in their name – it would halt the spread of ‘green desert’.

Contact Alison at



Space, Peace and the Stuff Fairytales are Made of – Anita Williamson

“Like many six-year-old children Vincent-Valentino is fascinated by space. He spends hours in the garden building rockets out of random objects, such as crates, cable drums and various bits of wood we’ve raided from skips….”

Space, Peace and the Stuff Fairytales are Made of:
Collaborative Art from the Williamson Family
Anita Williamson
Published April 2017
ISBN  978-1-910578-50-6
A6 Size,
16 printed pages,
Chapbook 17
Print run of 100
Price – £2
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