A very short history of railways in Donegal and a series of paintings inspired by the beautiful Burtonport Old Railway Walk.
The journey to Arranmore is always a treat. The ferry is speedy. It takes not much more than 15 minutes to complete the three-mile journey. It provides a feast of inspiration for my work.
You can now buy my work as framed prints at John Lewis!! These two images are available from “high end” department store John Lewis stores throughout the UK “Drifting Clouds” and “Great Tor From Tor Bay”.
Although I don’t think that I paint cows all that often, they have added up over the years.
In part one of this walk from Llanmadoc to Llanrhidian I walk along the edge of the salt marshes of north Gower coast and find a dark story from the Second World War.
Shadows were my first love. They still are. It’s hard to find any painting of mine without blue/mauve/purple/brown shadows. When I get hold of an idea I can get quite obsessive about it. Lately, it’s been early morning light.
Gower boasts two gems that most visitors never see. They are Three Chimneys, a set of sea arches, and a massive rock pool known as Blue Pool.
The joy of painting long landscape paintings of the Gower coastline.
This part of my walk sees me breaking all my rules. But that’s OK. The thinking goes, if you are paralyzed by anxiety and a fear of failure: “Just do it, badly.” So I did it badly today but I did it.
Chalford Hill and Chalford have an extraordinary number of paths winding up the steep hillsides. Until the 1930s donkeys were used to deliver goods up and down the hill.