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Sorbus

Here is an old piece of work I found when rummaging recently. Isn’t it funny to look back and see how your work changes? I’m not altogether sure how I feel about it. There’s an odd discomfort in looking at … Continue reading

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We’re back from our holidays, our suitcases crammed full of happy family memories and a copious amount of stowaway sand.

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Holidays

As today is the first day of the school holidays it has obviously poured with rain all day. Tomorrow we are off on our holidays to Pembrokeshire so have been packing. I’d like to promise sketches on my return but … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Well there we go, Christmas parties have been attended, nativity plays have been applauded, carols have been sung, and the holidays are finally here. Time to put our feet up with a glass of mulled wine. This year we are flying … Continue reading

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We’re home from our holidays well-rested, well-fed, and generally restored. Here are some of my sketches from our time away. We had gorgeous weather and so spent a fair bit of time on the beach. A beach is one of the natural … Continue reading

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Holidays

We’re off on our holidays to Wales tomorrow. As always with a small baby, we’re taking half the house. This is compensated for by my wardrobe, which is severely depleted by virtue of the fact that I can only get … Continue reading

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Scilly Sketches

Here are some more drawings from my Scilly Isles sketchbook. The first is Little Owl taking a nap in the tent. The second is a sparrow on Bryher. The sparrows on the Scillies get their own entry in the guidebooks. … Continue reading

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Return

We returned yesterday from our wonderful summer holidays in the Scilly Isles. Here’s a couple of pics from my sketchbook. I’ll post some more up over the week as I’ve got loads. The first picture shows the view from Bryher … Continue reading

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Pia’s Competition No. 3, 4 & 5

We are off on our summer holidays this evening. Little Owl will be bathed and put to bed in the car and then we’ll begin our slow migration south. Hence I am releasing the next three instalments of Pia’s competition … Continue reading

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Ooooo

Something I really enjoy about being on holiday is waking up slowly. It’s lovely to lie in bed and listen to everything coming to life outside. Little Owl pretty much didn’t sleep for the first year of her life so … Continue reading

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