“Ella Dickson, 39, who teaches maths at Beaumont School, was inspired to decorate the rocks to look like famous children’s books after joining the Facebook group St Albans Rocks UK, where members of the public decorate rocks and hide them around the city or post pictures of painted rocks they have found.
With able assists from her sons Seth, 10, and Jonah, seven, Ella has “decorated rocks to look like the covers of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Northern Lights by Philip Pullman, James and the Giant Peach, Swallows and Amazons and more…”
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Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.