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...

When you think of Venice

What comes to mind when you think about Venice? I have had a number of memorable visits to Venice. The first was as a teenager as part of a trip across Italy by train, with my brother. We rented a small room at the top of a house in Venice and my main memory was the...

Trees

As a child I was often taken to France on holiday, and apart from the Brittany seaside and Mont St Michel, the main thing I recall is the tree lined roads that went on and on forever, straight as a die, so unlike our British rolling roads, and lanes. Imagine the...