– through the atelier door

Brave New World

I’m an artist at heart and I speak in form and colour. My inspiration is the natural world, however small, however it appears across my path. As so many of us, I’m dealing with loss and separation but throughout this most difficult of times, nature reminds me of renewal and rebirth. I feel privileged to […]

New World

The year 2020 meant a dramatic change for most of us, me included. 2021 now demands a change to this blog. I want to focus more on my artwork than the surroundings of where I work. The location inspires me but I’m thinking that a combination of both is the way forward. I will continue […]


So delighted to still be able to go out for a walk. I ventured out, rather timidly, but keeping well under a kilometer from my house, and within the 60 minutes specified in the new limitations for exercise under confinement regulations in France. With my attestation, proof of identity , front door key and sunglasses. […]

Autumn ….

There is a vine in the garden here, at Le Castelou, and every year the grapes are gathered and turned in to the most delicious juice… it’s a fiddly process but SO worth it for the rich ruby-red nectar that is the result. Once the grapes have been picked through, discarding leaves and rotten or […]