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Across to Dunfanaghy

Donegal, or Dún na nGall, meaning “fort of the foreigners”, felt like a very foreign place to me.

Or rather, I felt like a foreigner there. Every time I opened my mouth to speak, I was very aware of how very English I sounded compared with the Ulster and Scots accents I heard around me.

Donegal is one of the … Read the rest

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Puffin in the Pink – Pop Art puffin

I have been off holidaying in the Black Mountains which are part of the Brecon Beacons National Park and did not paint for a whole week which was very difficult.

I am sure I was experiencing withdrawal like symptoms.

Anyway I am back and in the groove with a new painting “Puffin in the Pink”.… Read the rest