Monthly Archives: March 2015

Work Mates at the Ploughing Match

Work Mates I am just framing up another copy of Work Mates for a customer tomorrow, perhaps it’s a present for someone who remembers such scenes. The painting depicts Katrina and Melinda a pair of Clydesdales that belonged to a … Continue reading

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The Old Landy still as popular as ever

The Old Landy. Yet another framed Old Landy print off to a customer today, it has been such a popular pictures this one . As a gift for farming  folk young and old as well as Land rover buffs it  has … Continue reading

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Childhood Days 1

Does anyone remember those days when you could go off for the day on your bike with a few biscuits and a bottle of Tizer and provided you were back home for tea nobody worried?           … Continue reading

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Hurray Spring is Here!

Just don’t mention Mint Sauce               Lambing Time. Seen at Marshalls Elm ,Street.

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Guaranteed the only painting in the world with a Flypaper & a Safeway Carrier Bag in it.

What a claim to fame This painting of Marcus Govier holding court in his shed at Lower Edgarley at the foot of Glastonbury Tor was just one of a series recording life at Marcus’ cider orchard.The life of a well … Continue reading

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I only Painted it

Old Memories My two  sons came round on Mothers Day yesterday, both grown men now following their own careers and in Julian’s case the proud father of our grandson Edward. It only seems a like yesterday  when they were both young children themselves and we were … Continue reading

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The King of the Moors

‘That is not The Old Man of the Moors’  I was told by a farming customer as he read the title of my painting of Old George on South Moor. ‘That’s the King of the Moors.’ A few years ago most … Continue reading

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The Right Cats

Feline Mix up Corrected After the mix up over the wrong cat I did remedy the mistake and went to Joanna’s cottage again and eventually did paintings of both Lou Lou and Mr Ripley

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The Cat Saga

Mr Ripley or Lou Lou? Came across the sketches for a very special painting I once did for my daughter Joanna. It seemed that I had given a painting to each of my sons Julian and Ben but nothing to … Continue reading

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The Aubrey Maturin novels again!

Great Books I am reading the Aubrey Maturin novels of Patrick O’Brian again for the second time, I am  up to the seventh of twenty. Fascinating tales of naval life during the Napoleonic wars. Well worth reading even if O’Brian … Continue reading

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