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A Perfect September Morn….

All the talk of an encroaching Autumn seemed to come true this morning.  The light over the lake had a distinctly warm autumnal glow.  The morning light emphasising the leaves that have started to loose the green of summer…. 73 more words


Last few days for Sock Gallery open exhibition - Loughborough

Over 345 pieces were submitted into this years Sock Gallery open exhibition, the judges then selected 179 to be hung in the gallery.
Here is my entry the judges chose to hang in this years exhibition, a photograph on canvas titled “Dandelion Stars” 171 more words


Melbourne: Market Cross

In the Market Place of Melbourne is the Market Cross by James Wright. Dating to 1889 with alterations in 1953, the cross was constructed from ashlar and timber. 60 more words

19th Century Architecture

Derby: Vernon Street County Gaol

Also known as Vernon Street Prison, the New County Gaol served as the county Gaol from 1843 to 1919 when it was demolished. All that remains today is the impressive facade (above). 75 more words

19th Century Architecture

Chatsworth Country Fair 2014

We’ve just got back from a long weekend at Chatsworth Country Fair, where we had a fab weekend’s trading our lovely Rowallan leather satchels in the Cottage industries shopping tent. 200 more words

September arrives ….. and Autumn is on the way

The weekend winds have brought down a few leaves….nothing like the number that will start to fall next month as we move into autumn proper.  But the signs of autumn are there already.  Oak leaves are turning brown. 126 more words


Peak District.

New illustration print in my shop, inspired by the scenery in the Derbyshire Peak District.