Category Archives: Life

Islington Gardeners at Rousham

Great day out – coach trip to Rousham – designed by William Kent, who also did Chiswick House and Stowe.

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Royal Society of British Artists Exhibition at Lloyd’s Register

In October I’ll be showing new work ( with 23 other RBA artists ) at the Lloyds Building, 71 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3 4BS. Friday 3 – Thursday 30 October 2014 Gallery closed Saturday & Sunday Private View Thursday 2 … Continue reading

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Reasons to be Cheerful / 12

Look what came in the post this morning! Invitation to Curwen Gallery Exhibition PV. I’m in it, Martin’s in it and Bridget Moore’s in it – love her work – hurray .   18 artists selected from 200. The Exhibition … Continue reading

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Tidying the workroom

Easy to tidy up – just moved everything into one big pile instead of small ones. Now I have a clear table to work on. .  

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Time for a rethink and tidy up

How difficult can it be to produce 4 paintings for a project? Pretty,pretty,pretty hard as Larry David  would most likely say if he were here, which of course he isn’t although I could certainly do with a bit of assistance … Continue reading

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River Thames – Greenwich to London Bridge

Greenwich to London Bridge by River Bus – fast!  

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Visit to Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

There is a very interesting exhibition ‘Peggy Angus – Designer, Teacher, Painter’ on until 21 September. Peggy knew all the interesting artists / designers / architects – first meeting Edward Bawden, Eric Ravilious at the RCA. She provided a sort of artistic powerhouse … Continue reading

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The Contemporary Still Life

Still Alive: The Contemporary Still Life Exhibition at Mall Galleries 5 – 23 August / 10 – 5 / Closed Sundays Private View Tuesday 5 August / 6 – 8   I have these 3 paintings in the show   … Continue reading

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Little pictures made from sweet wrappings

For a bit of fun and to get away from ‘painting’ – just to make something special. I once read about Dora Carrington and she used to make silver foil pictures which people liked and bought – so these are … Continue reading

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Books,Books and more Books!

It was so exciting when I learnt to read – it was amazing and I read everything available to me which was a lot as my Mother and Grandparents both had many books. Birthday presents were often books – The … Continue reading

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