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William Turner, Undine Giving the Ring to Massaniello, Fisherman of Naples, 1846

“The water nymph Undine was born without a soul. She gains one by marrying a human, but in return has to take on the burdens of the world.” I love Turner but was unaware that he had ever done any literary painting.


Wychwood River & Stream Fly Reel Review

Over the last ten years or so I’ve seen an awful lot of fishing kit. Unfortunately these days much of it seems to be copies, re-launches or re-hashes of other products on the market and in truth I maybe don’t get as excited about new product releases as I used to. 792 more words

Fly Fishing

Flower nymph

Don’t normally draw fairies and things of myths but sat down with the art materials and here it is. Practice of my drawing style of faces and combination of new watercolour pencils. 15 more words


Rainbow Sow Bug - April 2015

I don’t think the Lackawanna has a sizable population of sow bugs, but spring creeks in central PA certainly do. Here’s a nice pattern for imitating the critter. 11 more words

Fly Of The Month

Copycatting Yourself

Phasmida hated being different. She was grateful she looked like a stick. 22.3 inches of her brown and black body would be sprawled out, lying in a tumble of branches looking like parts of a plant. 412 more words

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