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Oban: An autumn road trip

Photos from our trip to Oban have been popping up on my Facebook memories from this time last year. And seeing that I wasn’t blogging then, I still thought it…

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I want to live in St.Ives!

My staycation…

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New Abstract Art: Autumn Equinox

Meet Shuubun, a recent piece of abstract art. It’s one of a batch of paintings that I’ve had framed in the past year.  It’s a good feeling to complete a painting…

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The Bass Rock in the fog: Atmospheric

A magical boat trip to the Bass Rock…

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My 9 Favourite i-Phone Photos

Having taken more i-Phone photos than any others, I thought it was high time I put together my favourites in a post. Although by no means a photographer, I do…

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Cove Park: A Creative Adventure

Cove Park – something new to add to the Scotland for Artists list. A wonderful place near Helensburgh which offers year-around creative residencies. And which we were lucky enough to…

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Belfast: A Day and a Half

Wow, our flight to Belfast only took forty minutes from Glasgow. And fifteen of them were taxi-ing to the runway. My other half and I planned slightly different weekends. While he…

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My exhibition in Japan

Around this time eleven years ago I had my first exhibition in Japan. My first solo art show anywhere, in fact. It was at the Art de Art Gallery in…

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New school year in Scotland

Long-gone Scottish schooldays…

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Adventures with my sketchbook: Cloch lighthouse

Take a look at the Cloch lighthouse near Gourock on the Firth of Clyde, while the mist was swirling outside the comfort of our car. You can also see it…

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Midsummer: Adventures with my sketchbook

Midsummer and the long summer nights were much missed when I lived in Japan. In Osaka the summer solstice sunset is at 7.15pm. And it would always be pitch black…

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Avebury: Adventures with my sketchbook

One of my favourite getaways…

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