'Sketching Blog +'
Having arrived back at my sister's house in the Lake District and it being a bit of a grey drizzly day, we have set off for a little low level walk along Little Langdale. The lad is very excited about us taking in the 'Cathedral Cavern' part of the local...read more
A4 ~ Bamburgh Castle pencil sketch from the sand dunes. © Copyright Nick Watton. All Rights Reserved.read more
Back in England and a little south of where we were yesterday, down the coast at the magnificent Bamburgh Castle. Looking very strong and defensible - (though in 1463 the castle was surrendered to Warwick 'The King Maker' when he arrived with some canons.)...read more
We are on holiday in and around the Borders staying in Scotland, but have come back into England to Northumberia's Holy Island - Lindisfarne. Crossing the causeway at about 9.30am. It being school holidays and a lovely sunny day, lots of other people are...read more
We all had a pleasant cycle up the western side of the Exe Estuary, stopping at Turf Lock to have our lunch. Turf Hotel was pretty busy, but we sat right at the end to have a little more peace and quiet (Bah - Humbug 🙂 This also enabled us to watch the...read more
Staying with Mum & Dad at the beautiful Cornish Cove - Portmellon, enjoying snorkeling, kayaking and explouring. (We set off for Mevagissey to try and find all the places mentioned in Susan Cooper's 'Over Sea, Under Stone' book, which changes the name...read more