Category Art

Moon

I slept in Louis’ room when Hot Stuff’s mother came to stay last week. Or should this space be called the guest room now my son has moved out to live with friends? This third bedroom is a loft conversion…

Eric Ravilious

I am very grateful to Twitter for introducing me to Eric Ravilious. I retweet rather a lot of his work. There was an exhibition at Wiltshire Museum that ended earlier in the year. I would have loved to have gone…

My Inheritance

This is my inheritance. I thought that I’d share another picture that’s on the wall of the house where I’m staying. Mr Metrosexual bought it on his travels to Vietnam a few years ago. It’s painted on rice paper, that…

J A Currie

Sometimes I go back to my former blog for inspiration. Although it’s not publicly accessible anymore I’ve kept it as a resource for my own perusal. I came across a post from 2012 about this painting by the elusive J…

Gull Hunt

There’s a gull hunt going on in town at the moment. Given that this is the English seaside the buggers aren’t too tricky to find all year round. I’ve written before about their antics that include attacking me on my…

Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach

Recently Plymouth City Museum had a major tart up. It’s now called the Box. And very fine it is too. I only have one grumble. There’s a painting in its collection called ‘A Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach’. It…