“When you go home, tell them of us and say, For their tomorrow, we gave our today” John Maxwell Edmonds (1875 -1958)Read more "For the Fallen"
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. Laurence BinyonRead more "For the Fallen"
It’s a week since the helicopter crash at the Kingpower Stadium after Leicester City’s home match against West Ham and it’s been so hard for everyone trying to come to terms with the tragic loss of life. I visited the King Power stadium this morning to pay my respects along with a constant stream […]Read more "The saddest week for Leicester…"
£275 Original watercolour on paper Image size: 27cm (10.5in) width x height 37cm (14.5in) Available to buy- Click here We’ve had some gorgeous days lately as Autumn comes to a close. The forecast for the weekend promises an icy wind straight from the North Pole – certainly felt a bit colder on my walk just […]Read more "Autumn breeze"
We have a pheasant, in our village, we call call Philip, who trots about from one garden to another and even takes walks along our street – he is quite a star. I am trying (again!) to capture him crowing which is a wonderful flurry of feathers and sound. Here are a few attempts in […]Read more "Back home…"
I think, to be honest, that this is the favourite house of many visitors but what’s not to love? I call it the ‘Bougainvillea Villa’ because it is shaded by the largest pink bougainvillea you could wish to see. I draw it or paint it every time we come, as it is such a pretty […]Read more "My favourite house…"
Lovely start to the day…Read more "Coffee and sketching"