Portleven Harbour Cornwall looking over to the Ship Inn

Porthleven is one of our favourite Cornish towns. You need to take care on this small pier at the entrance to the harbour. You can easily be caught out by a gust of wind or the tide crashing in which it regularly does in Porthleven. The harbour is a great place to enjoy an outdoorContinue reading “Portleven Harbour Cornwall looking over to the Ship Inn”

Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book

Canet Plage was where we first visited France. We arrived in cold late spring weather and took our first steps of discovery around the port at Canet. We grew to love those walks into town or by crossing the harbour by small ferry. The sounds from the tightly packed boats were relaxing – gentle soundsContinue reading “Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book”

Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France

On our travels around France you find special places, ones that stay with you for ever and always wish to return. Collioure just south of Perpignan on the Catalan coast is one such place – perhaps our very favourite in all of France. It was at the start of our travels and will always beContinue reading “Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France”

Impressions of Provence a Landcape for my French Travel Books

A lovely watercolour artwork from an original idea by my book illustrator – so looking forward to being back in this landscape. I do love to mix up my illustrations in my French travel books with photography and some original artwork. I think an artists impression allows your imagination to take you into the sceneContinue reading “Impressions of Provence a Landcape for my French Travel Books”

Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France

On our travels around France you find special places, ones that stay with you for ever and always wish to return. Collioure just south of Perpignan on the Catalan coast is one such place – perhaps our very favourite in all of France. It was at the start of our travels and will always beContinue reading “Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France”

Beautiful Watercolour Artwork of South West England

The South West of England has long provided inspiration for artists. Since moving down here from the North of England you cannot but notice the quality of the light. It is ever changing but seems to offer colours, particularly blues, that I have found nowhere else.

Canet Plage and Collioure the scene of my First French Travel Book

Canet Plage was where we first visited France. We arrived in cold late spring weather and took our first steps of discovery around the port at Canet. We grew to love those walks into town or by crossing the harbour by small ferry. The sounds from the tightly packed boats were relaxing – gentle soundsContinue reading “Canet Plage and Collioure the scene of my First French Travel Book”

Beautiful Watercolour Artwork of South West England

The South West of England has long provided inspiration for artists. Since moving down here from the North of England you cannot but notice the quality of the light. It is ever changing but seems to offer colours, particularly blues, that I have found nowhere else.

Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book

Canet Plage was where we first visited France. We arrived in cold late spring weather and took our first steps of discovery around the port at Canet. We grew to love those walks into town or by crossing the harbour by small ferry. The sounds from the tightly packed boats were relaxing – gentle soundsContinue reading “Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book”

Beautiful Watercolour Artwork of South West England

The South West of England has long provided inspiration for artists. Since moving down here from the North of England you cannot but notice the quality of the light. It is ever changing but seems to offer colours, particularly blues, that I have found nowhere else.