The autumn is coming to a close – in parts of the UK, the winter has begun even… Here in Leicestershire, it’s all gone a bit dark and gloomy, damp and murky… So to cheer up a bit, here’s a reminder of the Tour de France, and one of my favourite subjects, a lovely long […]Read more "A winding road…"
Call to cyclists to see their favourite sport in art at two Leicester galleriesRead more "Call to cyclists!"
“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…"