Monthly Archives: June 2014

The opportunist photographer

Many of my very best photos and most successful paintings of all have arisen out of completely opportunist moments – the ones that birth out of the fact that you are aware enough, and living in the moment enough, to … Continue reading

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Summer solstice

As I’m sure I’ve shared before, I love to observe the solstices and equinoxes in particular ways but the summer solstice has to be my favourite of them all; a high pinacle of light before the steady shortening of days. … Continue reading

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Summer Hours

My summer hours, this year, are mostly filled with painting and walking by day…watching films by night; in fact, I seem to have got into the luxury of choosing a film to watch most evenings and, lately for some reason, … Continue reading

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Picturing synergy

Presenting my two latest works of art as they head off to the gallery in time for an exhibition opening at Gallery Fifty Five this weekend. I’ve talked before about the theme of “blossoming” that seems to have permeated my world … Continue reading

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