Springtime blossoms

Springtime blossoms

Spring is here, it’s official! So here’s a painting that features bluebells, carpeting the woodland floor like drifting smoke. This was painted during May, in a lucky year when the hawthorn bushes were covered in white blossoms at the same time as the...

Signs of spring

A trip out wth A and D today, looking for signs of spring amid the wreckage left by nearly two months of brutal winter. All the tall reeds, grasses and undergrowth has been flattened and the colours have leached away. But the signs of spring are there if you look hard...

Birdsong

When we opened the front door this morning we were greeted with the sound of birdsong. After a long winter that’s far from over it’s a welcome sound. As my wife stepped out towards her car and I shivered against the cold, we shared the first harbinger of...