Is it like Marmite?

So love it or hate it Marmite is a thing about which we tend to be definite in our views. If you’ve not been brought up in the UK and had Marmite on toast from a young age, you may be disgusted by the look and smell of it! We have had many American students...
Welcome to my Brand New Gallery

Welcome to my Brand New Gallery

Welcome this is not a traditional Gallery opening, but you are extremely welcome regardless. Like many people in lockdown we looked around the house and decided there are improvements to be made. Some we had planned before but never actually decided they were...

NEW!! – Greetings cards

(check them out here) When I was very young, maybe about 2 or 3, I decided that I wanted to be shopkeeper. I know that’s a common game, in fact my grown up grandsons came to visit recently and were talking about the shop game they used to play in our kitchen,...

Marking the seasons

I don’t know about you but I am astonished to find that autumn is here! How quickly the months have passed even if, at the time they seemed to drag. I had become used to a certain routine of walking the Surrey Hills three times a week to keep fit and enjoy the...

Art Fairs

In a normal year I would be spending this weekend at the Contemporary Art Fair at Sandown Park. In Covid times it is of course cancelled, and therefore on-line only. As a substitute for this I will be making a little video of the images from my trip to Venice which...

Keeping positive in spite of it all!

I was just wondering what I could possibly write about today, when I caught sight of an article in the newspaper. – (remember those?) I take in most of my news via websites so this was a chance encounter when helping my other half find an acceptable item on...

Reflection

I find that there’s a theme in my recent seascape/water pictures. It’s reflection. That’s an interesting word isn’t it. Right now we might be reflecting on a lot of things, Covid-19, politics, opening up the economy, opening or not opening...