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X Marks the Spot

On every decent treasure map it’s the letter of choice used to mark where the valuables are buried.  It’s not easy to find treasure, so in today’s watercolour a pair of scissors is used as an arrow to point you to the X. 6 more words


Moving forward....leaving behind

The past few months have been crazy! I have been rather busy packing up the past two years of life into small and medium boxes – some sturdy, some fragile, stuffing memories into overflowing suitcases and making “see you soon” promises that probably are as empty as the house we left behind… 61 more words


Poised between fact and fiction

Pomegranate, the symbol of Granada (A5 Faber-Castell coloured pencils 2017)

I’ve just finished a remarkable book, The Moor’s Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End… 476 more words


A Treat for Tuesday

Everyone needs a little treat once in a while.

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Weekly Pleasures-July

Here again are some of my weekly pleasures. I encourage you to stop and think about all the small but nevertheless seemingly insignificant pleasures that cross your path this week. 380 more words


Day Ten

I needed a change, so I played with oil sticks today and came up with these ghost lemons. With only 5 colours to choose from (including a very pale yellow), I might have considered a different subject – but I didn’t.