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.

Stormy clouds over Weston Bay and Brean Down Somerset

A stormy sky on a blustery day for a beach walk. The long beach at Weston leads down to Uphill and views over to Brean Down. To get to Brean Down you cannot get over the muddy estuary but have to walk a further seven miles which is a pity. It is well worth makingContinue reading “Stormy clouds over Weston Bay and Brean Down Somerset”

Uphill Estuary Weston Bay Somerset A special place

A perfect morning as we look over the Axe Estuary from Uphill Nature Reserve. The path leads around to the boatyard from her at the Axe Estuary at the end of the beach at Weston Super Mare Somerset England. The land that gets the tidal flow over it is rich in wild flowers and especiallyContinue reading “Uphill Estuary Weston Bay Somerset A special place”

Springtime on the Canal Somerset England

Good Friday brought the most perfect of spring days this year and for us coming out of the first stage of lockdown it was a joy to be out on the canal. The Bridgewater Taunton Canal from Maunsel Lock near North Petherton takes you through some beautiful scenery and the walk as far as CreechContinue reading “Springtime on the Canal Somerset England”

Quayside at Granville Port Normandy France

Please check out my travel books on Amazon – enjoy France from your armchair until we can fully travel again. Looking forward to travelling again soon. Thank you and hope everyone keeps safe. Normandy will be next on my list of writings and I will publish some extracts from my forthcoming new book over theContinue reading “Quayside at Granville Port Normandy France”