Monday, 30 April 2007


A white kite dances across a spotless blue sky above my fabulous Kanzan in full exuberant blossom. Its what nature does best.

Sunday, 29 April 2007

Spring has sprung

The garden is looking great just now with just about everything either flowering or heavy with bud. These scilla are just opening and the rhubarb is coming on nicely. I feel a crumble pie coming on!

Saturday, 28 April 2007


Trying to express the wild expansion I feel when meeting my lover.

Friday, 27 April 2007


This moggy adopted me last summer and quickly inveigled his way into our home and hearts. He sleeps just about all day in my chair and goes out hunting all night only to come back in the morning for something to eat, a cuddle and a five minute nap on my lap before going out chasing meeces again. This morning I saved a tiny fieldmouse from his grasp for which I received a look of sheer disgust! He's dozing just now upside down as if butter wouldn't melt in his jaws.

Thursday, 26 April 2007

Recent sketchbook pages

The veggies were half eaten and the tulips were on their way out.

Wednesday, 25 April 2007

The Original Man

This was done at a Life Drawing class last week and yesterday used as the basis for a number of pastels (see later).

Strong Man

This is the work I did from the earlier original sketch.

Monday, 23 April 2007

Debut on the Web.

Well here I am on the big WWW. I'll take it easy to start with until I find my feet. My intention is to show some of the paintings and drawings I do on a regular, if not, daily basis. Here are a few to start: