Archive for April 2010

Photo: Wall, Window, Some Glass

Once upon a time I had a website devoted to nothing but photographs of walls and windows. This is because I can - and do - spend hours looking at walls. And windows.
I’m especially fond of the absence of windows, as in I love walls with no windows at all and delight in walls [...]

Photo: Smithfield Horses

Perhaps I’m just older now, but these days I find the redesigned Smithfield just as much out of place and time as a horse market in the centre of a city.
On the other hand cycling on cobblestones hasn’t bothered me since I hit a 30-mile stretch in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. That was [...]

Dog-Dog, The Gallery

The long requested and promised gallery of photos of Dog-Dog is now here.
There’s now a permanent link to the dog’s gallery from the top navigation buttons and from the sidebar photo. New photos will continue to be highlighted on twitter

Photo: Stag, Jackdaw

Yesterday, to deliver a painting, I cycled from the studio into town. 8 miles should be unremarkable but as I’ve yet to collect my repaired wheel I’m riding on a severe buckle caused by 3 broken spokes.
So returning home I opted for a slow photo-cycle away from the usual route of the quays, and zig-zagged [...]

Opposite Hand Drawing

Last year when my painting arm went out of action due to tennis elbow, I resolved to teach myself to paint using my other hand. It took some time but I got there ultimately doing some paintings entirely with my left hand, paintings that I have sold since.
The start of that learning process for me [...]