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August 22, 2019

I simply can't grasp how quickly the year is disappearing. I am nearly at the end of my time showing some 45 pictures at the beautiful Maison des Arts in Le Barcares and am busy painting to make up for the paintings sold at this show, because in a little over two weeks...

July 11, 2019

At long last, we have made the move to France. Our home is now the beautiful little town of Céret, way down in the South of france and nestling in the lea of the Pyrenees.

It's been a long twelve months since last writing  on this blog, during which my dear old Dad died...

April 9, 2018

My shameful lack of bloggery over the last year means that suddenly there is lots to write about.

The first items on the agenda are three exhibitions:

The Mayfly Festival.

A one-day festival of music, art, craft and spoken word in a wonderful historic setting

Square...

April 6, 2017

It's that time of the year again! On the 13th of May I am taking part in an exciting exhibition of new work by Stella Pilsworth, Gilly Gegg and myself. Once again we are to take over the Old Lifeboat House in the beautiful fishing village of Porthleven in Cornwall. Thi...

March 9, 2017

As usual, once I have made a hard and fast rule, the first thing to do is break it. When I started painting, I took the firm decision never to call anything "Untitled", which I have always found to be a bit of a cop-out mostly perpetrated by abstractionists. In fairnes...

January 17, 2017

A new book of wonderful and unreal stories by a very talented group of writers in response to my paintings.

December 9, 2016

I'm absolutely thrilled and proud to have taken delivery of the first few copies of "Octomorphosis" which is a little book of Unrealist stories based around my paintings. I think it has turned out beautifully. The stories were all written by the members of the Portsmou...