Category Archive: Art

Season of Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness

Autumn is my favourite season, and it was my grandfather’s favourite too. In fact, you couldn’t say “Autumn” without him booming out “SEASON OF MISTS AND MELLOW FRUITFULNESS” from wherever he was standing… Continue reading

My fifteen minutes of fame?

My blog has been rather quiet in the past week or so because I’ve been rather busy with work, but the good news is that my persistence paid off and the company I… Continue reading

Her Majesty Gets a Cheerful Makeover

It’s often reckoned that the Queen is the most photographed individual in history, mostly due to her image being reproduced countless times on coins and stamps during her lengthy reign, but the new… Continue reading

A mermaid

I painted a demo model of a new mermaid product that arrived at the ceramics studio I work in, and I’m super pleased with how it turned out. I’m not artistically inclined, so… Continue reading

Arrivederci, Anita Ekberg.

Anita Ekberg was the woman in one of the most iconic images of the twentieth century, the blonde temptress in Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita. Taking a dip in the Trevi Fountain wearing… Continue reading

Thinking of Paris today. Stay strong. We are with you.

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Happy Coronation Day, Ma’am!

Today┬áis the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating – whether you’re at a street party, hosting a BBQ on this fine day,… Continue reading

Van Cleef and Arpels at Dubai

Many thanks got to my lovely friend, Steven Carr, for sending in these gorgeous photos for our viewing pleasure! :-) xx

Hopgood’s Courageous Run

This year is the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters raid in World War II, when Wing Commander Gibson led 617 Squadron into the heart of Germany to destroy the great dams of the… Continue reading