Tag Archives: Tractors

Collectors from Kentucky meet the artist

It’s always pleasing to know that around the world somewhere someone is probably looking at one of my pictures on their wall but it is really something when visitors from Kentucky USA go out of their way on the UK … Continue reading

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Threshing Day at Compton Dundon

 ‘Threshing Day’  Until quite recent years this age old farming activity could be seen at Compton Dundon between Street and Somerton in Somerset. For over two hundred years the Wright family of thatchers have worked there and it is where … Continue reading

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Classic Tractors – Standard Fordson-Model N

As featured in the new TV series ‘Home Fires’ Winning the war on the farm in England owes a great deal to the Fordson Model N which was  built at Dagenham where 136000 were made during those years of conflict. Earlier … Continue reading

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Classic Tractors- The Little Grey Fergie

Great Little Workhorse Probably the most famous tractor ever in Britain was the Little Grey Fergie, the result of a collaboration after the war between Harry Ferguson and The Standard Motor Company in Coventry. In 1945 the factory was standing … 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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More tractors to Australia

Two more orders in a week from Australia for prints of ‘Tired Out’ a picture of a David Brown D25 Cropmaster This actual tractor belonged to Mr Durston at Peacock Farm Westhay on the Somerset Levels, though in the painting … Continue reading

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Tractors to Australia

Australian Collector secures Artist’ Proof copy Two tractor prints purchased by a collector in Australia one is an Artist’s Proof copy of  the Old Field Marshall and the other a print of ‘Clearing the Hay-bob which shows the late Mr Austin Appleby working … Continue reading

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