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From the Lake District

We’ve moved on a bit since my last post, spending nights at Fishguard and Barmouth before leaving Wales and staying last night at Chester. I’m pretty sure that old age…

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Hay on Wye

Paulette and I have had three great days since leaving London. On Friday we picked up a diesel Ford Fiesta (55mpg average so far) and, only getting slightly off course,…

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Europe trip 2011 underway

My partner Paulette and I are off again on a holiday to Europe. We just flew into London, Heathrow , this morning. The trip went pretty well, but was the…

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The vignette and the street scene

Over the last year or so I have been experimenting with watercolour and pencil (or pen) vignettes. In all but one of the works below I have focussed on painting…

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Having a slow spell

Since Christmas I have been involved with building a garage at our new home at Waikuku Beach, north of Christchurch then in moving into the house. Although our new place…

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Tasmania Painting Trip

I am just back from Tasmania where we had few days painting and holidaying with 11 other members of the Rangiora Art Society. We’ve had a really good time starting…

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October Catchup

I had a bit of a quiet spell following my exhibition in July, while I was busy with catching up on a couple of commissions I was not getting on…

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Highly successful exhibition just concluded

Quilliam held a very successful exhibition from the 13th to 19th of July in Gallery O, upstairs in the Art Centre of Christchurch. On sale were approximately 40 framed watercolours…

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Recent Work

I’ve been working solidly over the last month or so, towards my exhibition which is coming up in July, and I’m feeling reasonably satisfied with most of the work. Recently…