Return to “Neddyshire” (Cotswolds)
I have recently been spending time with my parents in the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire. On a bright sunny Sunday morning I explored some of the winding tracks of a near by village called Chalford and Chalford Hill. Where is that? In the South West-ish of the English Midlands ( see map below). The Parish of […]
“The Quiet Girl” (aka “Foster”) at the BAFTAs
I was absolutely delighted to spot Claire Keegan’s “Foster” (and my painting on the cover) at the BBC’s screen of this year’s British Academy Film Awards, known as the BAFTAs. The Irish language film “The Quiet Girl” was nominated for Best Screenplay (Adapted) catagory. The film’s director Colm Bairead wrote the screenplay, adapted Claire Keegan’s beautiful novella. The moving film was also nominated for the Best Film Not in the English Language.
On the Way to Arranmore
This is a small series of recent paintings focusing on the ferry journey to Arranmore Island, Donegal.
Irish Independent Feature (Expanded Version) Part 1
I am very excited to have an article in today’s Irish Independent on Sunday about me and work by Niall McMonagle. Below is my expanded Q & A interview that was much edited to feature in Niall McMonagle’s What Lies Beneath feature . It’s interesting to see that the online version had a different […]
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I do enjoy looking at your work. Dylan Thomas, a great favourite
Thank you – Dylan was a genius. The Dylan Thomas centre in the city centre has a good exhibition about his life and poetry. My favourite item is the suit he wore during his last tour in New York. It has such presence.