Anne Bayne of Duddingston Loch

Excited to present a new story set in 1738 about Anne Bayne. Anne loved the Artist Allan Ramsay who painted her with such tenderness. The portrait is so intimate it shares the connection between the two. Before their marriage in 1739 Allan spent time in Rome learning the Rococo style of painting that inspired his […]
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Oxford Art Week

Today I capture the falling leaves around this city in a drawing. Everything feels like there is flow. The trees tell a story and there is more movement around the streets. The leaves falling connects us all. I am showing some of my digital work this year at Oxford Art Week. The landscapes can be […]
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Old Fruitmarket Reopens with Refreshing Sculpture

This exhibition pops colour before my eyes before my foot sets through the door. Karla Black is a Turner Prize Artist with a retrospective in Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket Gallery. The building began as a Fruit Warehouse in 1931 and has recently expanded with the use of steel beams and brickwork to provide wider space for Artists […]
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Wyre Lady of Fleetwood

Five go on an adventure in BRIGHTON! We feel so lucky to take our story of a Fleetwood Fisherman to the online Fringe in Brighton – it’s England’s largest Arts Festival, it’s right beside the sea and there is an amazing ice cream shop there called Maroco! Nonetheless… We were excited to tell folk about […]
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Bayswater Mill

Curiosity and the cat – I don’t have a dog so I follow my cats advice and just roam. A few miles away from my home is Barton, it’s a place I have never been as I believed it to be largely suburban and mainly residential houses. It is a nice day and so it […]
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Snow is falling

Everything is clean and fresh this week. 5.30am saw the start of snow falling everywhere. So unusual to have inches of the white stuff, enough to roll into a big ball and yes everyone has gone snow man barmy! Every street corner has its own chap, a new crew to hang out with…! The fun […]
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Ain’t No Female Romeo

Like. Click like. ❤ A lady finds love (or so believes) on Instagram. (Love at first sight? From a photo?) She travels over the world to find the one true love. After all.. the sun always shines on Instagram! She discovers exactly how much she can know about a persona from a social media ‘follow’ […]
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gasp

After a bracing few days at Brighton Fringe people watching and eating chips on the pier (fighting off the seagulls!) It is now time to head through London to home towards Manchester and start gearing up for some more excitement of Greater Manchester Fringe where 10 new pieces of work will be brought to life […]
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A last gasp…

What happened to all the.. A selection of new writing opening up to the natural beautiful habitats that are disappearing will be performed soon at Brighton Fringe. Moments of loss and conservation merge and mix with tips on how to throw the earth a life jacket up during these rocky times. Here’s a 30 second […]
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One Last Gasp

Time feels cancelled some days. The slowness catches up with me and I sense my breath. The quieter pace of life is opening new experiences although (Thankfully) the world around me is evolving to being a safe place. This limbo feels like a last gasp of all sorts of joys and unusual occurrences. I have […]
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