Category Archives: Wales

Sker House, Porthcawl

“Sker House is a historic building in Wales. Originally built as a monastic grange of the Cistercian order over 900 years ago, it is situated just outside the town of Porthcawl, near Bridgend. Little remains of the original structure and … Continue reading

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Mumbles lighthouse & Bracelet Bay

I have been told on more than one occasion that my paintings tend to be ‘understated’ – probably a reflection of the British climate, and particularly the Welsh climate, and possible my own personality as well. The sun is shining … Continue reading

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Worms Head, Rhossili

Working on the cliff tops at Rhossili, Gower yesterday morning. A beautiful day and a beautiful place to be. I was using Winsor & Newton Alkyd oil paints which are fast drying – too fast in the heat and sunshine … Continue reading

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February light, Langland

I was sitting enjoying a coffee on the terrace of Langland Brasserie overlooking the bay when I was struck by the beautiful winter light glinting off the water of the Bristol Channel – predominantly soft greys, greens and blues… This 10 inch … Continue reading


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St Andrew’s Church, Penrice, Gower.

30cm square oil painting of St Andrew’s Church, Penrice, Gower. This ancient Norman church dates back to the early 12th century, and is tucked away in the small village of Penrice in woodland above Oxwich Bay on the Gower Peninsula … Continue reading

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