Happy Christmas to all who read this

Happy Christmas to all who read this

As Christmas approaches, I am as always reminded of how the year has progressed and the importance of friends and family. In the cards I’ve sent out I’ve sent my usual summary newsletter summing up the year, and look forward with delight in receiving updates on the year from old family friends, family, old neigbours, […]

Revisiting Mow Cop

Revisiting Mow Cop

I was contacted by a guy in October who wanted to buy a painting of mine I did some time ago. Its of a place called “Mow Cop” which is a wonderful folly high on the hills on the Cheshire/Staffordshire border overlooking the surrounding countryside. Its painted in watercolours and measures 14.5 x 10.5 inches. […]

Celebrating Dickensian Festive cheer again

Celebrating Dickensian Festive cheer again

Two years ago I was delighted to go along to the Rochester Victorian Christmas weekend at the beginning of December…and had been looking forward to going last year too but of course like everything else last year it got cancelled.. So I was delighted to see a few weeks ago that it had returned this […]

Thats put a smile on my face

Thats put a smile on my face

Yesterday I went for my usual walk around the village, its the walk that I love whatever the weather and time of year as I see trees, and nature, flowers, horses, houses, and gardens, big skies and my favourite oak tree. As I came back from the walk I could see a woman outside a […]

My first acrylic pour

My first acrylic pour

It was probably a couple of years ago I first heard of acrylic pouring painting, and was intrigued with the idea of it…as I’ve been using watercolour pours for the basis of painting for years and love the affect of it. I know its not an easy technique to learn too, as its down to […]