Colour and Light

Another post with a selection of photographs from one of the inspiring moments on my morning walks. This from earlier in the week on Tuesday morning when the light was amazing, with a very clear blue sky and sun beams slanting through the trees or catching the topmost leaves and highlighting the amazing colours.  ThereContinue reading “Colour and Light”

Morning walks

My morning walks are a often a time of inspiration and thinking. Planning the day.  Enjoying the colours this time of year.   I love autumn, it often feels like its the last gasp of glory from nature before everything shuts down for the winter. Here are three photos from my regular walk along theContinue reading “Morning walks”

First Signs

The first signs of autumn are here. Leaves starting to turn, end of the blackberries, a cool crisp chill in the air first thing in the  morning, misty days like today.  I love the autumn colour, although its also tinged with a touch of wistfulness  for me as well.  The close of the summer, noContinue reading “First Signs”

Watercolour Explorations

I’m not a great fan of watercolour, always found them a bit wishy washy and I’ve never felt that confident using them either, too delicate I suppose. I’ve used them for rough sketching and playing about but nothing much else. However,  I recently discovered a great book, Art Escapes by Dory Kanter an American watercoloristContinue reading “Watercolour Explorations”

Bluebells at Linacre

Following some pretty wet weather the bluebells are out at Linacre. This time of year is one of my favourites for the stunning beauty of the beech woods and the carpet of bluebells that seem to hover a few inches above the earth, below glorious bright green canopy of the trees. Spring Each year, asContinue reading “Bluebells at Linacre”

Cuba!

What an amazing place, of contrasts, drama, inspiration, frustration, people and of course heat and rum. We had 10 days and travelled from Havana, to Trinidad on the coast and then back across the island to Vinales in the north, a place of absolute stunning natural beauty. I have written before in this blog aboutContinue reading “Cuba!”

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