On this day in 1922 one of my favourite artists Lucian Freud was born in Berlin. Son of a Jewish architect and grandson of Sigmund Freud, Lucian moved with his family to the UK in 1933 to escape the rise … Continue reading 8 Dec – On This Day…….
Just thought I’d share details of Big Draw’s Big Christmas Draw – some great prizes up for grabs and you get to support a brilliant initiative The Big Draw Xmas Draw 2017 | Online Tickets Continue reading Support the Big Draw
OK a controversial character but his creations have brought joy to millions of children around the world so todays daily doodles are in honour of Walk Disney who was born on this day in 1901. Continue reading Happy Birthday Disney
At the weekend we headed over to Compton Verney for an autumn walk around the grounds and to visit the Quentin Blake exhibition. If you live locally I’d definitely recommend it for a day out. The exhibition itself is beautiful, … Continue reading Inside Stories
In our dining room we have a picture of a charcoal sketch of an old man which is a print of one of Norman Cornish’s. My mum and dad used to have the original and bought prints of the original … Continue reading Norman Cornish
Born 1887, an American artist best known for her skyscraper paintings and those of enlarged flowers. O’Keeffe is often referred to as the Mother of American modernism. Continue reading Georgia O’Keeffe
The event is open to people who have or works with children under the age of 7. They challenge people to teach a different nursery rhyme each day for the full week and provide activity packs as support – http://www.musicbugs.co.uk/world-nursery-rhyme-week/ … Continue reading World National Nursery Rhyme Week
with remembrance Sunday tomorrow thought I’d go for a poppy theme Continue reading Daily Doodle