Sorrento Coast

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  Fellow travellers, I’m leaving you with a little memento of my travels to Italy from 2005, as  I’m going to be taking a little break from blogging daily in order to have a little more time to make some … Continue reading

Whitley Bay

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I love the seaside out of season. Deserted coastline and shingle to linger with all by myself.  In the damp and drizzle, hood up, scoffing chips from the paper and avoiding aerial mugging by threatening gulls. Or the first sunny … Continue reading

Self Portrait

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Crave the indulgence. Today is my birthday so a bit of introspection is the order of the day! It’s also made me realise I’ve not done a self-portrait for a decade so maybe it’s time I tried another. I always … Continue reading

The Lake at Annaghmakerrig

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So the theme for this week seems to have become trees and yet again, I return to that favourite haunt of mine, the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig and the treasured days of creativity spent there. This painting, like all … Continue reading

Le Marin

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  Like Inaya, this was drawn from another Luc Delahaye photograph from L’Autre. The cap the man was wearing made me think of a French mariner and so I selected blue paper to provide a ground for the chalk and … Continue reading

Yacht on the Lough

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I was in Northern Ireland in September 2010 and found myself unexpectedly in a heatwave. We decided to go for a walk to make the most of the uncharactaristic, searing sunshine. The shade of the trees was delicious in the … Continue reading

From the Pier at Annaghmakerrig

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Annaghmakerrig inspired so many pieces from me. The experience of sitting by the lake at midnight was bewitchingly romantic and mystical. One starts to see in a different way. One would think that the darkness of the night would leave … Continue reading