Posts from the ‘Other stuff’ Category

Paintings

At the risk of embarrassing myself, here are the first watercolour paintings I’ve done in twenty years or so, created on holiday.

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Pilgrimage to John Clare’s cottage.

I’m a bit of a fan of the poetry of John Clare, the 19th Century peasant poet. Since my parents live quite close to his home village of Helpston, we managed to arrange a dual visit on 31st March. Read more…

Tate Modern

On my visit to Tate Modern, I didn’t know quite what to expect. I basically just wandered quite rapidly from room to room, jaw dropping open with astonishment at regular intervals. Read more…

Reflections on Autumn

Weather and mood: autumn’s here. Here are a couple of my favourite musings on the topic. Read more…

Double rainbow

Since we’ve been under cloud and rain for almost an entire week, there’s been no opportunity to stargaze (very frustrating given what’s supposed to be visible at present), and well no wildlife either. But I took the opportunity to snap this sky feature last week: a rare double rainbow. Read more…