Posted in Painting

Studio Visit and Kaiapoi exhibition coming up fast

This year I will, again, be exhibiting at the Kaiapoi Art Expo and following from my success at the Christchurch Art Show I am painting whenever I can so that…

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Christchurch Art Show Success

I participated in this huge show recently, along with hundreds of other painters who were showing thousands of works and was lucky to have very pleasing sales. The photos above…

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30 day challenge

I have painted with the Rangiora Art Society most Tuesdays for the last twelve years or more, making many friends and being involved in a large range of activities, from…

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A new direction with my art

As usual I have been busy over the last few weeks with painting, framing and organising work for exhibitions. However over the last year or so art groups around Canterbury…

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New work and upcoming exhibitions

I have been a bit tied up over the last few weeks with preparing and presenting workshops for local art groups but I have managed a couple of paintings which…

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Starting 2017

Following my trip to Vietnam in November I found it difficult to get back into serious painting, but with a couple of exhibitions coming up over the next month or…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

Farewell to Hanoi

Following our, late start, theory Mark and I headed out for our (Pho picture above) breakfast at approaching 10am and by the time we’d eaten and caught a taxi to…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

Two more bustling days

In our apartment on the 18th floor of a massive tower block in a busy part of Hanoi it is quite peaceful except for the constant blaring of horns far…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

A Long Walk

We had decided on a quieter day yesterday, and did not get away until around 11am, taking a taxi to the southern shore of Ho Tay lake in the north…