The end of our working holiday

Well it’s finally here - we leave Radicondoli tomorrow… 

We have been here more or less, since mid April. Had great fun at the May Day celebrations and the Festa di San Giovanni;


No rest for the wicked

I just thought that perhaps you might all think I’ve been having a fallow period all this time, as I hadn’t written much about my work since Christmas. Well, nothing could be further from the truth!


Spring fling


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It’s been ages since I settled down to write, and I’ve been getting increasingly guilty about it, especially as time seems to be galloping along.

We have driven over to Italy again and I have to say that spring must be the best time to do it. As we left Dublin towards the end of April, the trees had their first leaves, the primroses were in the banks at the side of the roads, but sadly we hadn’t yet spotted a swallow.


London Pilgrimage

The week before last I went to London for two days with Sheila Pomeroy, B.P.B.F, (brilliant painter and best friend), and before you even think it, we were there to see some exhibitions, and not shopping/partying. We had been a bit apprehensive about going so soon after the terrorist attacks in Paris. But thankfully it all went off without a hitch.


Getting ready


I have found it very difficult to get down to clear the studio for the open days in December this year. This wasn’t helped by my trying to experiment with a new, very large multiple plate etching. There were also lots of work that had to be delivered to various Christmas shows (I think it’s ok to mention the “C” word


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