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“You are here”

At a time when a simple trip to the supermarket has been a reason to get dressed up, the prospect of travelling further afield – whether it be a local beauty spot, or Bhutan – is beyond exciting. We have all been contained for so long, yet at the same time, been on a colossal …

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Love is in the Air

We cculd all do with a little extra love at the moment. With Valentine’s Day round the corner, why not show your sweetheart how much you care with an extra special gift of an original painting! This piece is beautifully framed in an off-white hand made, double tray frame. If you look carefully, you’ll see …

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Poetry and painting – finding moments of joy

I’m excited to share with you that I’m putting the finishing touches to a series of nine paintings called “Flying Low,” inspired by some beautiful words by the poet Mary Oliver: “Today I’m flying low and I’m not saying a word. I’m letting all the voodoos of ambition sleep. The world goes on as it must, the bees in the garden rumbling a little, the fish leaping, the gnats getting eaten. And so forth. But I’m taking the day off. Quiet as a feather. I hardly move though really I’m traveling a terrific distance. Stillness. One of the doors into the temple.” Mary Oliver, A Thousand Mornings. I made most of the pieces in this series, during the coronavirus crisis. With so many going through such worrying and difficult times, I tried to keep positive and focus on …

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What inspires you?

This is the question I get asked more than any other about my painting. It’s not an easy one to answer as inspiration comes from everywhere: lines in the landscape, peeling posters on a building, the colour palette in a cushion, the curve of  a beautiful handmade pot. Or an idea, such as joy or …

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Fall in love with art

Valentine’s Day shopping can be stressful. Anyone can give flowers and chocolates but if you want to give a memorable gift, it can be tricky to find just the right thing. Flowers die and chocolates get eaten, but art lasts forever!  A limited edition print could be the answer. It will still be around to …

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