An Albatross And An Exhibition

It can be difficult to find the right type of juried art show, gallery or exhibition to submit your paintings to. Apart from the apprehension of sharing your work with the world of critics and everyday art lovers, it can be tricky to put yourself into a criteria. Contemporary, modern, edgy, etc.So when the right... Continue Reading →

Five Books That Inspire Painting

I don’t read as much as I should. Sometimes it’s easier to browse through your library or create a virtual wish list, than it is to choose one specific book and read it. I find sifting through all the fiction and pseudo-science quite hard work, but I’ve been reading more recently and I’m planning on... Continue Reading →

Art Diaries: Home in Burton

In my last Art Diaries post, I walked about my week in Florence, and about finding inspiration in my own unique way. For my third and final trip this year, I travelled home to the UK for some much-needed relaxation, family catch-up, plus to tick a very important item off my bucket list. Thankfully, however... Continue Reading →

Art Diaries: Hello Florence!

“When I raise my eyes to the sky, I see earthly things as well.” - Tycho Brahe, 1588 When a city is visited by 16 million people a year, it can be difficult to enjoy your own little slice of it, uninterrupted from tour groups, bicycles and street sellers. However difficult it may seem, Florence... Continue Reading →

Stargazing In Dwejra, Gozo

Dwejra is a small bay on the tiny island of Gozo (Malta’s smaller sister island) made famous by its now extinct Azure Window, made even more famous by it’s role in the first season of Game of Thrones. I’d visited this Mediterranean landmark a number of times, hopping on the ferry and keeping an eye... Continue Reading →

Notes From The Sky

I'm not afraid of flying. It's not one of the experiences I enjoy the most, but it's far from pleasant. I love the hustle and bustle, and the anticipation of airport departures. I love people-watching and wondering where they're going, where they've come from and all the stories in between.But when I'm flying, I don't... Continue Reading →

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