Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

Do all artists go through creatively sterile patches? Maybe it’s a bit of creative exhaustion having made and exhibited so many paintings based in the decay of local sea defences, or maybe it is my increasing physical handicaps, but I haven’t been in the studio...
Childhood in the 1950’s

Childhood in the 1950’s

Recently my partner and I took a drive into deepest Devon, so deep we stood on a Hartland cliff looking at the Bristol Channel. My mother hailed from Devon, although that was south Devon. She was born in ‘John’s Cottage’ in Churston near Torquay, and one of my uncles...
Looking Good

Looking Good

End to a long hot day. A trip into Eastbourne to see the Hepworth exhibition again. On return the drive around the road passing Beachy Head and Birling Gap. When empty it is a delight to drive quickly, but today is slow, rubber neckers behind tourist buses. The padre...