Day 29. Lockdown blog. 21/04/2020

Image: Family photo outside 90 Parker Street, Preston. 1959. With thanks to my sister Hilary for the photo. MEMORY BOX Our faded photographs fill the minds memory box, old box brownie black and white records when negatives were processed at Boots and half of them didn’t come out. Today they are stored in a cloud…

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Day 24. Lockdown blog. 16/04/2020

Image: The Gift of Fire. Mixed Media on Canvas. 30 x 30 x 1.5 cm. 2018. Private Collection Greece. HOPE. ‘Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all’  Emily Dickinson. In Greek mythology the tale of Zeus and Prometheus is…

Day 16 Lockdown blog. 08/04/2020

MENDING FENCES. The old fence had fallen to bits and needed to be replaced, so here I am about half way through the job. No hurry of course, looks like I’ll have time, but the roses will need something to grow against when they start to bloom again. Sunny days with all those small jobs…

Homage to Sally. 100 x 30 cm. Mixed Media on Canvas. 2017

This piece is now showing at the PENWITH GALLERY, BACK ROAD WEST, ST IVES, CORNWALL. The show runs from 18th NOVEMBER 2017 to 6th January 2018. It is a homage to the Aboriginal artist, Sally Gabori. Her work is bold and full of energy and colour and she inspired me to be more adventurous after…

THE END OF THE WORLD

THE END OF THE WORLD. Occasionally we get a glimpse of the end of the world, It looks just like the beginning of our own. The sun comes up and promises a new start, a new future despite all our lamentable past. The portent of a chance to make all things right with the world,…