With the nights drawing in it’s nice to think back to summer holidays. Here’s a little watercolour from the beach at Whitby. Work in progress Sunlight through the trees is a repeating theme in my paintings. I’ve been working this evening on this new painting. More soon. With the nights drawing in I dusted off this small painting from last year. A winter sun setting behind the bare branches of the trees. The warm orange tones in the sky contrasted beautifully with the cool blues and purples in the shapes of the... Loughrigg Fell in the Lake District today, the first of my Wainwright walks. I’ve set myself the challenge of walking all the wainwright mountains before I am 60. Son that gives me over 10 years and even I should be able to manage that! Drove up the M6 on my own... Sunset over Winter Hill I’m just playing around with paint here and enjoying the drama of sunset against the silhouette of the west pennine moors.