Tag Archives: Alan Preston

Planting Red Beech, 29th October 1998
Backstage
September 19, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Planting Red Beech, 29th October 1998

The counter-tops at 57 Willis Street are made from Red Beech. In order to mitigate the effects of using this timber, Unity planted some new Red Beech trees.

Card from Sue Harris, Christmas 1993
Backstage
September 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Card from Sue Harris, Christmas 1993

A card from Sue Harris acknowledging the chaos of Unity at Christmas and asking “Is Tilly still there”? She’s still here now, Sue! Although there have been gaps in her…

Margaret Mahy & Big Al’s Tulip, 1990
Backstage
September 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Margaret Mahy & Big Al’s Tulip, 1990

International Criminal Mastermind and children’s author Margaret Mahy wrote this note on a scrap of envelope to let Unity staff know she’d stolen a copy of her book The Downhill…

Baby of the Year, 1993
Backstage
September 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Baby of the Year, 1993

Finnbar Castree-Johnasson (held by Dean Johansson) meets Alan Preston as Marion Castree looks on.

Damian Skinner letter, 1st September 1998
Backstage
September 14, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Damian Skinner letter, 1st September 1998

A letter to Unity Staff from Damian Skinner detailing his adventures up and down the country, complete with day-time TV, bogan-shaming and hot salt pool swimming.