All posts tagged: identity

Cornwall 2022

A lovely half term week spent with friends and five dogs down on the Cornish coast near Hayle. Although I only made small sketches, I was happy to sit on the cliff top overlooking the huge expanse of water and sand that leads from Gwithian […]

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Ode to Midsummer

This morning I took a walk with my Border Terrier (River) up Walker’s Hill near Alton Barnes and soaked up the warm midsummer sunshine. Things have generally been pretty good for me recently. My stress about art and life have dissipated and I’m just getting […]

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Open Studio, July 2018

The Pewsey Vale is a very special place and it has played an important part in almost all of my life. My family has a deep connection to this place: every lane, copse, field and hill elicits a memory, a story, or an emotion. Maybe its […]

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He’s back

‘Why aren’t you drawing right now?’, ‘What sort of artist ARE you?’, ‘You don’t have anything to say’, ‘You’re too old to make it now’, ‘Who would be interested in THAT?’, ‘You can’t even draw a tree properly’. Ah, the inner critic has arrived again. […]

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Identity

Thinking about my own identity brings up all sorts of questions around the ‘I’ that I’m referring to. People talk about the ego, like some sort of internal narcissist who’s always clamouring for attention and walking all over what’s left of our ‘self’. Is that […]

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