Thank You

I started this blog in May and wasn’t really sure anyone would bother reading it, but if nothing else it was to prompt me to start setting aside more time for creative stuff. Yesterday I received the 100 likes badge so just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has taken the time to check out my blog! Continue reading Thank You

Spring Bank Holiday

As we are currently enjoying the colourful lifestyle of Cuba I thought I’d take the opportunity of the Bank Holiday in the UK to look at some of the more colourful events taking place in the UK….. Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling – http://www.cheese-rolling.co.uk/index1.htm Brighton Fringe – https://www.brightonfringe.org/ The Hay Festival – http://www.hayfestival.com/wales/index.aspx?skinid=2&currencysetting=GBP&localesetting=en-GB&resetfilters=true Continue reading Spring Bank Holiday

Happy Birthday Joan Eardley

Born in Sussex on this date (18th May) in 1921, Joan Eardley was a British artist noted for her paintings and sketches of street children in Glasgow.  She also captured urban scenes and landscapes of the fishing villages around the North-East coast of Scotland. She was one of Scotland’s most enduringly popular artists, whose career was sadly  cut short  in 1963 when she died of breast cancer. Her … Continue reading Happy Birthday Joan Eardley