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New Item for Sale ‘Winter Waxwing’

My original watercolour painting Winter Waxwing is now listed in my online store for sale. It is painted on heavyweight Bockingford watercolour paper, my current favourite paper as it is a good thickness and works well for both my watercolour and acrylic work. I also have Winter Waxwing available as an open edition print. It […]

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A Nuthatch Double

On one of my morning walks this week, I was lucky to spot two Nuthatch. The first caught my eye as it perched on top of an old stone bridge. Then its mate appeared, just below, clinging upside-down onto the wall of the bridge. They both flew off into a nearby tree together. This was […]

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Bluebell Time

Spring is gradually creeping towards summer. A slow creep in my part of Scotland, we had snow in May this year. This is also the time of year that the much-loved Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) appears. Creating a carpet of blue and purple hues through a sun-dappled woodland glen, their scent lingering in the air. Amongst […]

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Ospreys Return

It’s that time of year again when Ospreys begin to return to Scotland from their over-winter in warm African climes. I often see them around the local area and, with plenty of lochs, there is no shortage of food. Nearby Loch Leven is a great place to Osprey watch around August time. Many birds spend […]

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Snow Days

I love winter and snow days, especially when the sun is out. This time of year the light is amazing. A proper winter definitely beats those dull, damp, grey winter days I often experienced in my native Hampshire. Snow was a rare occurrence where I grew up. Once every ten years there would be a […]

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