WINTER WONDERLANDS – ITALIAN STYLE sepia memories of a magical trip

The travel destinations I have liked most have had two things in common; good food and drink, and dramatic landscape. For me, these are the two essentials that not only ensure an enjoyable trip, but also make me want to return again and again. Thus far in my life, no country has consistently epitomised thoseContinue reading “WINTER WONDERLANDS – ITALIAN STYLE sepia memories of a magical trip”

I REALLY DON’T KNOW CLOUDS AT ALL…or why I tried to capture nature’s atmospheric ephemera in paint.

  “I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now From up and down and still somehow It’s cloud’s illusions I recall I really don’t know clouds at all…” Joni Mitchell  1969 As we flew into Madrid a couple of flights back we descended through a dense and towering bank of clouds. From above, bathed inContinue reading “I REALLY DON’T KNOW CLOUDS AT ALL…or why I tried to capture nature’s atmospheric ephemera in paint.”