A very Happy Christmas and New Year to all my e friends. This little oil sketch features my father and his two older siblings. Where this picture is and who owns I do not know. There are wood cut versions too but this one does not look as if it has been finished; painted by […]
To celebrate Dickens’ 200th birthday here is my Grandfather’s painting of “Pickwick, Christmas at Dingley Dell” painted in 1926.
I still hear them calling me when I let the dog out morning noon and night, slightly bazaar as I don’t believe in ghosts, but it is strange. My little spotted pony was 35 years old last month and sadly failed to regain condition this summer. The Shetland was deaf and laminitic, he too was […]
The kids were clever; they found a lantern which, when lit, rises up with air currents and wind giving a poignant symbolic focus to someone moving on. In the true spirit of Juliet it was of course light-hearted, shrieks of giggles and laughter, as it spun in every conceivable direction, gathering speed and eventually height, […]
Oh when will it all be well again? When will the storm break, the thunder and lightening turn to a cleansing shower of rain? Instead I lie in her hammock in the garden she created from chaos. Oh yes it rains on me there and on her not half a mile away. I can move […]
Setting up my June exhibition, we have a well deserved lunch break. Inspired By The Garden 28 Cork Street, London. W1S 3NG Monday 1st June 2009 to Saturday 6th June 2009 Weekdays 10.00am – 6.00pm Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm A percentage of proceeds will go to Young Art Scotland for Cancer Research UK and Roy […]
My Brother writes books, here is his latest; though mainly Military History he has been known to deviate! A fascinating account into the first 150 years of an English Public School this book is interesting to Old Wellintonians as it will be to many others. It has some great stories and is written with pristine […]
Some years ago now we were invited to dinner at Christmas by a family not too far away. They were about twenty of them and six or seven of us so it was ‘fun’. Their kitchen was enormous with a huge table in the middle covered in paperwork and little room for anything else other […]
It’s wonderful to see Gilbert Holiday’s father has made it to that French Site. http://printwomen.blogspot.com/2008/02/henry-holiday-1839-1927.html
Dual Nationalities: The Exchange of Artistic Ideas 25 May to 26 August 2007 I look forward to visiting this exhibition at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. It has a wonderful reputation and is sited within the University Campus of Birmingham, England’s second largest city.