Monthly Archives: July 2008

Nothing to do with Venice whatsoever……

As I was trawling through the photos I took last year I found these two of my darling girl….both of them were taken in Siena.   March 2007 in Siena was cold and horrible, Siena however was absolutely beautiful.    We caught … Continue reading

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Some of my favorite images from the last trip…..

Venice is the sort of place where everything is photogenic and everywhere you look there is just another image waiting to the photographed or drawn.  These are two of my favourites.   The sketch was the result of an idle afternoon … Continue reading

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More time off work …..

This is really a picture postcard image, but one that I just couldn’t resist taking a photo of last year – it is the colonade of the Doges Palace.   It really is exquisite, and the interplay of the light and … Continue reading

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A week off from work …….

Having a head cold is the perfect opportunity to stay home and sit in the sun and read.   And that’s what I did ….Miss Garnetts Angel by Salley Vickers was one book that I really enjoyed, and it is one … Continue reading

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Putting all the pieces together ……

I love this image ….. it is one that I have always been meaning to sketch, but time just gets away from me.    When I look at this I wonder what is on the otherside, what is happening behind the … Continue reading

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