Monthly Archives: May 2013

Parrot Tulips

The final bunch of  tulips Рthey were very long lasting and wonderfully flamboyant. Was hoping to paint them Рmade a start so perhaps something will happen eventually.

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Bad News and Good News!

Bad News – I didn’t get into the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition this year. Good News – my self portrait will be in the Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Competition and Exhibition at Kings Place Gallery,London. 20 June – 22 September 2013 … Continue reading

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Chelsea Flower Show

Lucky me – had a last minute invitation to go to the Chelsea Flower Show on Tuesday evening. The sun came out, not too crowded – just right. Lots of grasses and hazy blues/purples/pinks with sprinkling of white amongst grey … Continue reading

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Spring in the Garden

It is a bit chilly but the garden looks so fresh and green I don’t mind. The bird bath – saw a speckly thrush yesterday Greens are so beautiful Parrot tulips Rosa Banksia Lutea – named after Joseph Banks, he … Continue reading

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Tulips in Islington

Parrot tulips from the garden – had to rescue them from the March winds and April showers that we are getting in May.

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Bury St Edmunds & Saffron Walden

A couple of days out to Suffolk/Essex in the sunshine. Visited Ickworth, near Bury St Edmunds, where the time by the church clock was nearly ten to three, but too hot for tea although there was honey.  

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Bees like Lavender

New painting, lovely day,sun is shining,a neighbour is mowing their patch of grass,birds tweeting,bees buzzing and now I’m going to have a cup of tea…….

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