Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Spent all day with the muscovy ducks and swans by the stream at the watermill yesterday.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Went sketching in Basingstoke on Monday - met this walking group in Eastrop Park, and  visited Maidenhead on Tuesday where  I painted on the roof of a multi-storey car park, as you do.




Saturday, August 1, 2015

Last week I was lucky enough to get out painting in the open air twice - both times, I found myself painting weirs, though in two separate counties - one in Oxfordshire on the Thames and the other tucked away in a quiet corner behind and below the towpath off the Kenne...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Friday, July 10, 2015

Walked along as I sketched from Portsmouth to Southsea (where we stopped to paint the pier) and back with Amanda yesterday.  We were spoilt for choice - masts and towers everywhere, clamouring for artistic attention.  See Amanda's sketches here




Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Spent a scorching  afternoon by a lily pond at Littlecote House after some false starts this morning huddling chillily from the rain under the  roman mosaics shelter, sketching hypocausts.  


Friday, June 26, 2015


For several months now, I've been fascinated by a trio of what look like silos - three tall cylinders with walkways on top and the kind of ladders going up them you see in movie chase scenes.  There they are, poking up into the sky and silhouetted against the distant...

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tempted by the twists and shapes formed by coil of wire and a tennis ball in a doorway, my companion persuaded me that wasn’t the subject for an oil painting.  For once, I conformed and painted the view.  The result was two intriguingly contrasting impressions of rough...

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

National Gardens Scheme Festival Weekend Saturday 6 June and Sunday 7 June, 1 - 5pm. I'm exhibiting with Sharon Perris, Katie Penlington and Jane Cannon at Rookery Farm Studio, Church Road, Woolton Hill, near Newbury, RG20 9XP.

Studio and garden...

Saturday, May 2, 2015


Exhibiting with Sharon Perris, Katie Penlington and Jane Cannon as part of West Berkshire and North Hampshire Open Studios 2015 at Rookery Farm Studio, Church Road, Woolton Hill,

RG20 9XP

11 a.m. - 5 pm Sunday 3, Monday 4, Saturday 9, Sunday 10, Saturday 16, Sunday 17,...

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