Category Archives: Artist at Work

Paris, The Third Say.

Le Chat Gris Blanc. I need to start with un chat as Le Chat committee have noticed nary a cat on these weblogs. Now un Chat trés Grand. Le Chat Bouffée Boule. Le Chat et la vew, La Riviére Dordogne … Continue reading

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A Catching up Post.. Harold and Roger Lambs, and my new painting.

It is ages , again since I wrote my Weblog. I am now in Paris, and there is lots to say about being in this beautiful city. But also of my home..in the last months and weeks. Here is a … Continue reading

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Summer leaving, Autumn nearly here.

Just before the high temperatures of this summer arrived , Sarah helped me with a big edition run of etchings. Between polishing plates, Sarah also helped with Percy Possum. He is a ring tail possum which Glen found under the … Continue reading

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Summer on our Hill

Storms have come over our hill, hail falling over the garden. A White December. I have been away from my weblog writing, so shall go back a little in time. Spring has been beautiful , as it always is here. … Continue reading

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France for art lovers with Janet Ayliffe

This dog looks distinctly Parisian. This is because it is, with the elegant spot and point of nose. This weblog is not about dogs, it is to announce the next France for Art lovers with Janet Ayliffe expedition, next year, … Continue reading

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On our hill, Winter turning to Spring.

Winter has turned to spring on our hill , the Gabriel studios have had several welcomes/ openings..big and small. More to come. This was the first with a ceremonial ribbon. Our friend Russ Sinclair cuts a ribbon arranged by Jenny … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Smart, Phidias.

This is a tribute to Jeffrey Smart, also known to members of the ABC Argonauts club as Phidias.The Argonauts club was broadcast,  in the 1950’s and early 1960’s. Each week Phidias would give a rousing talk on Art, to children … Continue reading

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More about being at Sue and Alex’s. Portobello ,Edinburgh .

It is great to meet Sue’s family from Loch Lomond. The children go out bike riding , scooter ing and rollerblading on the promenade. I have a scooter go, I am bursting to have another time of rollerblading . Better … Continue reading

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First Day in my new Gabriel Studio

Even though my weblogs are still about Scotland and beyond, I am now home. And today is my first day in the studio our Gabriel has built for me. I am hearing for the first time the rain on the … Continue reading

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Oxford, Abingdon.

Sarah and I set off to Oxford. I resist going to the bakery across the road. We jog along down picturesque roads and streets, sitting like old ladies with a lot to say. Maybe am/are old ladies. We arrive at … Continue reading

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