Spring at Augusta

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Hello! This weekend sees the third venerable sporting event that, in my mind, means that Spring has finally arrived, the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, USA. It’s a great contest between the best players on one of the finest courses in … Continue reading

London: The Boat Race, 2014

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Hello! Following on swiftly from one of the world’s oldest horse races, came one of the oldest rowing races – the battle on the Thames between the crews of Oxford and Cambridge Universities. It is an international event these days and its … Continue reading

Aintree, Grand National Day

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Hello! Today saw the climax of the great racing festival at Aintree with the 167th running of the Grand National. I always find it hard to watch and yet so compelling, the race had two false starts, horses taking the wrong path but thankfully passed … Continue reading

Aintree Festival, Ladies’ Day

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Hello! Today is Ladies Day of the great racing festival at Aintree. Grey skies broken from time to time but the real sunshine came from the bright clothes of the Liverpool ladies! Here a my drawings:

Aintree Festival, Day 1

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Hello! Today is the first day of the great racing festival at Aintree in Liverpool. Grey skies and still conditions set a calm backdrop to exciting racing. I set up with five sketchbooks and tried to keep up! I followed the 2.30 and … Continue reading