Day 70 Lockdown blog. 31/05/2020

Image: Enjoying the view. Buckland Beacon, Dartmoor. 31/05/2020. LIGHTING THE BEACON. Today there was a surprise announcement that those who are in the shielded group can be be released from lockdown and meet, subject to social distancing, with one other person from a separate household. We all know that the Covid merry go round has…

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Day 58 Lockdown blog 19/05/2020

Image:  THINKING OF YOU. Mixed Media on Card. 15 x 15 cm. 2011. Dementia is a condition that affects so many, when memories have faded and time seems a mixture of confusing and disturbing recollections which come and go in misty waves on threads so thin they break as soon as they appear. It comes…

Day 48 Lockdown blog. 09/05/2020

Image: LITTLE FRENCH INTERIOR. Acrylic on Handmade Paper. 2019. ZOOM has come into a lot of our lives lately as a way new way of connecting with a number of friends and family. Despite it providing a new challenge for the digitally challenged, it has been a lifeline for many experiencing the isolation of lockdown.…

Day 32 Lockdown blog. 24/04/2020

Image: KITE LADY DANCING. 2014. Watercolour and Gouache on handmade paper. Private Collection Devon. This little painting deserves a poem and so I’ve written one today. As they say in Strictly, ‘KEEP DANCING’. DANCING. The kite lady dances on the stage, without a care she turns and spins, lost in the music that the piper plays,…