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Terrible tales series.

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In this collection of paintings I have cast aside my usual gentle view of the world, exorcised some ghosts for Halloween, and put together work which could be viewed as disturbing or sad . Each piece is based on a …

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Too many words…..

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Made in 2002 this painting sold many years ago from an exhibition Julian Dyson and I shared at the Rainy Day Gallery. Run by Martin Val Baker , he was and remains a great supporter of local artists and musicians …

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Tainted philanthropy…..

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In 2019 I made this painting in response to the unfolding stories which began to emerge in the media, about the crisis, human cost and scale of addiction from opioid drugs, a tragedy driven by the health industry itself. Today …

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HM Queen Elizabeth ll.

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Today like so many of us across the country and around the world , I offer my deepest condolences to the Royal Family on the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II . Her Majesty’s service and dedication to her people, …

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Summer Covid

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As covid continues to affect many people we know, including our household this month. I can’t help but feel very grateful for all the modern medicines and the support given to us. A friend currently in Hospital and isolation with …

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The Nightmare.

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Murder Murder, murder, heinous murder! I dreamt a dreadful dream in that ominous night, When I was deep asleep. Being terribly afraid, I woke up immediately And saw the dark murderer had fled very fast. But it had already accomplished the worst damage for me, The …

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Summer days at last.

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’Tis moonlight, summer moonlight,All soft and still and fair;The solemn hour of midnightBreathes sweet thoughts everywhere, But most where trees are sendingTheir breezy boughs on high,Or stooping low are lendingA shelter from the sky. And there in those wild bowersA …

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Flora Day Helston, 2022

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This event over the years has provided a frequent source of ideas for my paintings , here are just a few examples, inspired by this wonderful Cornish tradition. When the bluebells carpet the nearby forest , it is time for …

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Children and Their Pets.

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As a child I learned a great deal from loving and looking after animals that were reliant upon me. To see children with a passion who really want to get it right and who love their pets is heart warming.  …

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On Mothers Day x.

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Ernest Proctor, 1886 – 1935. English artist, buried next to his wife Dod Proctor at St Hilary Church, Cornwall. St Hilary Church dates back to the 13th century. It is full of beautiful paintings from the 1920’s because of Fr Bernards …

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On Valentines Day.

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“FALLING STARS” Do you remember still the falling stars that like swift horses through the heavens raced and suddenly leaped across the hurdles of our wishes—do you recall? And we did make so many! For there were countless numbers of …

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At Auction next week.

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Many years ago I made this oil painting of Paula , who at the time was transitioning to become a woman with gender reassignment surgery . She sat for me in the studio and as I painted and we drank …

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While winter waits .

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When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least soundin fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,I go and lie down where the wood drakerests in his beauty …

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Happy Christmas!

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As we gather together at this special time of year , and we raise our glass’s to absent family and friends, I wish you happiness, warmth, love and good health in 2022 ! Zoe x

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Visiting the dentist.

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We have all been there ,from reception greetings into the waiting room, rows of seats …. which one to choose, local radio through muffled speakers, bored children, drill noises coming through closed doors. Recently it was my turn for a …

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Remembrance Sunday.

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On this special day we honour all of those brave men and women who faced unimaginable horrors in our name and in the line of duty. I think of their families and loved ones. As I child I witnessed the …

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Sculpture of figure & cat.

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One of my old Papermache Sculptures has turned up for sale on eBay, I wonder where she has been living. Made in 1981, after leaving college, while living at Redmarley Gloustershire. It is a sculpture of me and our cat …