Day 44 Lockdown blog. 05/05/2020

Image: DANCERS. Watercolour and Gouache on Handmade Paper.¬† 66 x 57 cm. 2000. DANCERS. After the last wordy blog I thought I would just post an image for you to enjoy. This is my second painting about dancing used in my blog posts, this one being twenty years old. It always surprises me how little…

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Day 21 LOCKDOWN BLOG 13/04/2020

Image: JACKDAWS. Acrylic on Canvas. 76 x 61 x 2 cm. 2020 Jackdaws have built a nest in our chimney and we have to wait till the young or grown and leave before we can get it cleared, a job for a chimney sweep, but not till¬† the lockdown is finished. Jackdaws are not the…

TURNING INTO DAD ?

A faded photograph from the 50s and a more recent poem about turning into dad. THE MAN IN GREY. I’m becoming the man that my father was, becoming the man in grey, and all the colours I wore in my youth are slowly fading away. I’m becoming the man that my father was, I once…