Happy New Year to you all!




Yesterday Barry and I drove out to Frampton Marsh to take some photos in the fog! It was so gorgeous and I am very excited at the thought of getting down to some new work in 2011 and getting out to paint in the fresh air! I took some close up photos of some seed heads against the foggy background and I can feel some abstracts coming on! I need big canvases though and a huge studio. Hello Aunt Agnes… I hope your garage isn’t too cold!

Also, to encourage subscribers and followers I am taking a leaf out of Loriann’s book and will be a organising my first painting give away… details to follow… since I am having a little tipple before our New Year’s dinner… I might get carried away and offer a 60″ x 60″ by mistake! I have now been doing this blog for just over a year so I think it’s time to celebrate!

Back Home in the UK


Well, I have been here for a couple of days now and thank goodness this morning I woke up to a beautiful sunny autumn morning after one very gloomy day and a day of continuous rain! Above are a couple of photos from my Dad’s garden, since I haven’t managed to get down to work yet as I have my son with me. My daughters met me from the airport, which was lovely!

Loriann Signori posted the second part of her interview the other day, so I hope you will take a look. I think she has done a great job!

Plus I have finally managed to do a new website. I keep finding little glitches, and hopefully I have fixed them all, but do let me know if I missed something!