Monthly Archives: October 2014

Autumn colour

The Acer we bought as a twig is now an 8 foot tree with amazing colours in the autumn. One day early this week I felt compelled to paint this. Dashed it off standing by the kitchen sink. Advertisements

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Halloween!

Pumpkins are a big thing now in the UK but I remember my mum making lanterns out of turnips* or swedes (the vegetable)… and apple-bobbing but was that when we had Americans living next door? I don’t recall but then I … Continue reading

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Resting…

Husband back in hospital… quick pencil sketch… probably all I’ll be able to do for a while.

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Nuts!

A la Shari Blaukopf…. and I had bought some from the roadside near home. How come the squirrels hadn’t got to all theirs? My neighbour’s walnut tree gets stripped just as I am thinking that we should go and collect them. … Continue reading

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Second string!

Nearly finished… actually probably won’t do any more to it… or maybe just the string… and the shadow on the right…

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A string of onions – the start…

Liked this – my string of onions. But I don’t have much time for painting at the moment and I wanted to keep the memory of the freshness of this, before I continue tomorrow or Saturday and spoil it!

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Constant cat…

My neighbour’s cat Milo is a constant in our lives. He hears me fill the kettle in the morning and comes to the back door meowing… when I was coming home from the hospital last week at 8 or 9pm he … Continue reading

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