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‘Looking down the coast to Babbacombe Bay’

‘Looking down the coast to Babbacombe Bay’

At last a dry sunny day, so it's off to Exmouth beach for us to enjoy it - Hurrah!! We are all still rapped up as it's a chilly winters day - except of course R, who runs everywhere and thus keeps warm. By chance we meet one of R's friends from Judo there,...

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‘After the Raking’

‘After the Raking’

The sun is still out, all the autumn leaves are raked up and now residing in the compost bin. I rather like the composition of the rake propped up against the wall with the large ammonite behind it. Watercolour ~ A5 £45 - 12 x 10” mount size ready for...

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‘Autumn Colours’

‘Autumn Colours’

A little sunshine today has really set the tree behind our fence glowing. A blackbird also comes to join me. Soon, no doubt, those yellowed leaves will be gone and I'll be raking them up. We already have many to be composted. Watercolour ~ A5 Sold...

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‘Jedi Master Plokoon Mask’

‘Jedi Master Plokoon Mask’

Well 'little R' wanted a Jedi Master 'Plokoon' mask for the fancy dress party in the village. "Dad, could you just make me....." A chopped up cereal box and some acrylic paint later I managed to make the desired mask, R was very pleased but didn't win the...

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‘Boscastle Harbour’

‘Boscastle Harbour’

So we are off again with more ins & outs and ups & downs as we head for Boscastle for our lunch. Not that it really matters - it's just a target to aim for. Some stunning Cornish scenery again, at Pentargon the sea & stream have eroded a long...

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‘Seal Song’

‘Seal Song’

We had lots of heavy rain in the night with lightning but no thunder ~ my faithful old Saunders Spacepacker tent kept us dry though (it’s now 26 years old, but still going strong!) I had thought that we would be woken up by Seagulls calling at first light,...

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