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Postkarte 3 - 17 December

Above are two of my drawings on show at the Postkarte exhibition, 3-17 December. ‘Wedding Days’ and ‘Woman and Man’. They are both made with coloured pencils on board.

Back to Black

About last night… A very welcome visit to The Black Buoy public house, Wivenhoe, Essex.


Saturday Night Out

In Wivenhoe, Essex, at The Black Buoy pub once again. The route back to the train station takes me through the churchyard of St Mary-the-Virgin.


A mountain most glorious

What a way to start a Sunday! A good friend of mine invited me out for a ride to Mount Glorious. I am always apprehensive about riding there. 408 more words


On the far side of the river Colne, to the east of the floodgates at Wivenhoe, there is a quay where barges moor as they are filled with sand recovered from the surrounding land. 678 more words

Wivenhoe Circular

‘A peaceful drinking village with a small fishing problem’, is how Wivenhoe was once described  to me by  a discerning young man serving in the local delicatessen. 480 more words

Walking Essex

'The Visitor's Book' - The Lives of Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller

When artists Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller died in their nineties, their friend Jon Lys Turner inherited an extensive personal archive. When he began to look through it, he discovered letters and other material that revealed Chopping and Wirth-Miller to be a previously missing link in the twentieth-century art world and pivotal figures in the life of Francis Bacon. 567 more words

Ian Fleming