I recently dug out some old slides from boxes I’ve had knocking around for years and years, and sent them off to be professionally scanned. So now I can see the type of work I was producing over 30 years ago, which has been mind-blowing. Also, quite encouraging. I need to plan to think about preparing to do some more painting.Read More
When I was studying at the Hornsey College of Art in the early 1980’s, I devoted most of the second year of my degree course to practicing the discipline of drawing. I was developing my understanding of structure, line, tone, light and shadow, learning how these things could fundamentally underpin the physical aspects of image-making and painting.Read More
At the beginning of February 2012, I went to Ösi, a small village in Western Hungary, to mark my grandmother’s 95th birthday.Read More
This is an update to a postI originally wrote in 2011,when I took a trip to Dorset to visit the unique landscape of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site in Dorset, southern England.Read More
Common ground is a series of photos of (mainly) south London commons and common land. I've created a new gallery, and you can see more of the series in this Flickr album.
Originally in medieval England the common was an integral part of the manor, and was thus part of the estate held by the lord of the manor under a feudal grant from the Crown or a superior peer, who in turn held his land from the Crown which owned all land.