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Old friends at Market House Gallery.

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I was reacquainted last week with two paintings I made many years ago, recently acquired by Paul Longthorne, the Director of Market House Gallery, Marazion. The earlier of the two is this oil painting, ‘ Girl with Ducks’ dated 1984.  …

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On Valentines Day.

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“IT’S ALL I HAVE TO BRING TODAY” BY EMILY DICKINSON It’s all I have to bring today— This, and my heart beside— This, and my heart, and all the fields— And all the meadows wide— Be sure you count—should I …

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Holocaust Memorial day.

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Holocaust Memorial Day is the anniversary of the day in 1945, when allied troops entered the largest concentration camp Auschwitz. Today I wish to add my respects to Holocaust Survivors , and remember all those who suffered and perished.   …

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Painting of Porthleven 1987.

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Lot number 662 is an oil painting I made in 1987, when for many years I rented an Acme Studio in the Cornish fishing village of Porthleven, in what was the old Net Lofts. I used to go there with …

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Jacqueline Sarsby

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Jacqueline Sarsby , social anthropologist and photographer, has guest-curated an exhibition at the Gloucester Museum which opened on 12th October 2019 and closes on 18th April 2020, so there is still time to take a look. It is called ’The …

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Printing

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This week in the studio I spent an hour or two , playing with my little boxes of mixed typefaces, images and quick drying black ink . I used a very simple relief printing method to make a few thank …

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Christmas 2019.

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At this time of year , we give thanks for the good people, family and friends that are a part of our lives and remember the happy times spent with those no longer with us. Wishing you happiness, peace and …

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Stay cosy.

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As the nights draw in, its the perfect time to get ourselves cosy and warm, with some good music and company , here are some of my companions in the studio at the moment.

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Remembrance Day.

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On this important day, I share in remembering much loved members of my family and all the brave men and woman who have, and continue to sacrifice their lives for ours. We will remember them.

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It’s Halloween.

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When “All Hallows’ Eve”  or Allhallowtide is celebrated, it is a time to pray for recently departed souls who have yet to reach heaven, and a time to honour the saints. As in many traditions, it follows natures calendar, a time …

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William Blake at Tate Britain

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Considered an English Romantic, Blake was a visionary painter, printmaker and poet. Through life, he explored the powers of the imagination and of creation. He questions the meaning of being, his relationship to the divine and the fundamental tension between …

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Friends through life.

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Remembering Charlie Watts on his birthday. 16 July 1954 – 2 December 2018 Charles remained through life, my dear friend , a gentleman, artist and an enlightened teacher. We met whilst studying at Gloucester College of Art. He was on …

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Matisse.

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‘Bathers with a turtle’. 1908. I came across this beautiful and tender painting today in a book on Matisse, and thought I would share it with you. It hangs in Saint Louis Art Museum. I hope that you have had …

“The Way It Is

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There’s a thread you follow. It goes amongthings that change. But it doesn’t change.People wonder about what you are pursuing.You have to explain about the thread.But it is hard for others to see.While you hold it you can’t get lost.Tragedies …

Cornish Celtic Way

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Canon Nigel Marns lovely book, the ‘Cornish Celtic Way’ had a great review in the Guardian . It highlighted one memorable quote by Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov. “Love the animals, love the plants, love everything,” it urges. “If you love …

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Remembrance Sunday.

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Today we remember those brave men and women who sacrificed their lives for us.   Few families remained untouched by the First World War . My own Grandmother lost her beloved Father, Thomas Henry Hearder Perring , of the Devonshire …

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The old fighter

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This small watercolour is of my old embattled cat,  once a stray. Now in his dotage, he is my constant companion . As I watch him in deep slumber, warm and safe, his paws and whiskers twitch as relives his  youthful adventures …

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Have a FAB Christmas!

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I would like to wish my dear friends a Happy Christmas, and a healthy & peaceful New Year x . Raise your glass to all those we love that are no longer with us, for they remain in our hearts …

St Breaca Church, Breage. Summer 2017

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Film maker Buttz and I spent time this year, on a warm summers day at St Breaca Church , Breage , Cornwall. It’s a beautiful ancient Cornish church that houses some wonderful early Christian murals. This space holds for us …