“Flutes and low to the lake falls home”

I got started on my Yorkshire explorations on the first bank holiday of 2017 with a ramble starting in Ilkley. It is only about thirty minutes outside of Leeds and is just delightful! Lovely houses and other buildings and lots of nice and tasty looking shops and cafes. As I was there for a ramble…

Abstract Expressionism – a few thoughts

  Following a panic in mid December when I realised that ‘Abstract Expressionism’ at the Royal Academy in London was finishing on 2 January 2017 I managed to find a day to visit it over Christmas. It was a great show with some fantastic work in it. I learnt lots more about Jackson Pollock and…

Dipping my painted toes into 2017

  A series of new year’s resolutions or plansĀ feel a real possibility for me this year…or rather next year. I have moved to a new city and I feel surrounded by opportunities to have a fresh start, which is exciting. So…on the list for 2017: Health and wealth To improve both! IĀ like the expression ‘don’t…

My first post

My first post on my new blog! So stoked to be starting this blog for 2017. It’s a big year for me – I have moved to Leeds from London for a fresh start and lots of new adventures. I barely knew Leeds when I moved here and there is so much to discover and…