Hearing my name on the nearly naked radio

Hearing my name on the nearly naked radio

Local writer Stuart Haywood had rung me this week to inform me that he would be being interviewed on the radio today…… and would be mentioning my name as the artist who had first drawn him in the nude a few years ago and made the experience so comfortable for him that he had embraced naturism to […]

What a difference sunshine makes

What a difference sunshine makes

After the last few days of greyness, what a difference (to me at least!) the sunshine makes when it comes out. It’s not overly hot, but bright sunshine is inspiring. And after starting a painting yesterday, I have finished it off today. Two days doesn’t sound much to do a painting in, I’m sure you’re […]

Radio days

I was early. I had made a point of being early. Because I wasn’t sure what to expect, this was ALL new territory for me! I walked in to the reception at Radio Derby and was greeted by a smiling black girl – hardly surprising since this was the “African Caribbean Experience” show that I was […]

Good vibrations rippling out

Well the Burton Library exhibition is going well and I’ve had some really good feedback from it already! But sometimes its not the selling of the art that brings in the results. It’s a bit like fishing, you throw the bait out and are never quite sure what you’re going to land from it…. For […]