Autumn thoughts.

I mentioned Haiku in my last post, and based on a few recent seasonal events I have conjured up 3 Haiku poems and married them with sketches, I know the words should stand alone without any visual or other explanation, the words should spirit up the image to the reader with no help at all,…

Pictures from another exhibition

I have just packed up the remaining unsold works, with the help of stalwart friend Marilyn, (thanks once again, dear friend,) and dismantled my stand at the 7th Salon Metiers et Arts at Château Monbazillac. At the end of the last day, from the castle hilltop I gazed at the panoramic vista of the Dordogne…

Happy New Year!

Here is Christmas card for 2014 which I didn’t post with the others. A Happy New Year to one and all! We spent a lovely Christmas at home with some friends: I confess I have broken some New Year Resolutions already, by eating too much, and by not painting or drawing yesterday , which means I…

That old chestnut, and some bits and pieces.

Now that we are in the season of fruits etc, every morning for breakfast, I pick ripe juicy figs from our abundant figtree ( running the gauntlet of hornets, who attack if they see anyone stealing “their” fruit.) However, I always manage to get enough for us. Also every morning when walking Megan, I pass by…