Category Archives: Living in North London

River Thames – Greenwich to London Bridge

Greenwich to London Bridge by River Bus – fast!  

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Being good on Friday

OK – bought 2 rather nice Hot Cross Buns – they weren’t hot but Euphorium did offer to heat them. They had icing crosses rather than the traditional – not sure how that is done. Shops all open – bit … Continue reading

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An extra reason to be cheerful!

Of course it’s always good to sell a painting, but it’s very nice when you also meet the buyer. This was painted in 2012 for the RWS Jubilee Exhibition and it’s the view from my window in Islington.

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Reasons to be cheerful / 5

Daffodils on the table ……… spring will arrive!

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Reasons to be cheerful / number 4

    Walk to St Pauls, across the Millennium Bridge ( very high tide ), then a cup of coffee in Tate Modern.

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Reasons to be cheerful / Number 3

It’s 16.21 and still light! Hurrah!

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Reasons to be cheerful 2014

Beautiful Hellebores in a neighbour’s garden

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Have just received a review from WordPress – almost worse than a school report…. must resolve to do a bit better in 2014!! Start tomorrow – Happy … Continue reading

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New Talent / Old Talent

In the Camden Review today, there’s an interview with Jonathan Miller who is going to have a show of his art works at The Cross Street Gallery N1 2BA starting November 8. He says ‘ Of course you have to … Continue reading

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Drawing & Painting Buildings

I’d forgotten how much I enjoy drawing buildings – until I was reminded today about some work I did a couple of years ago. The Royal Albert Hall and Grays Inn. Maybe it could be my winter project – a … Continue reading

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