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‘Wooded, rocky path’

‘Wooded, rocky path’

A lovely day spent on one of our favourite Dartmoor walks - Lustleigh to Hunter's Tor. It's an interesting walk with lots of woods, boulders, fungi (today anyway) and a little bit of moor to explore and generally poke about in. This sketch is where we had our lunch in...

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‘Mouth of the Exe’

‘Mouth of the Exe’

Sitting on the sea wall sketching the mouth of the Exe as it is funnelled between Dawlish Warren and Exmouth. What a beautiful spot with the sun dipping behind the hill. I'm trying to think of something clever to say for the speech I'm supposed to be...

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‘Chapel Point’

‘Chapel Point’

We are all staying down in the lovely sheltered cove of Portmellon. We've enjoyed being out snorkelling and kayaking on most days. Mostly there was just sun on the water, but one trip along the coast we had very heavy rain. Were the sea went flat and calm as the rain...

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‘Roxy’

‘Roxy’

Our good friend's Paul & Midge have kindly lent us their narrowboat again for a week's gentle adventure on the Kennet and Avon Canal. Another great week has been had - seeing how far we can reach in the time allotted​. It would be nice to head further, but work seems...

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‘Ursula’

‘Ursula’

This was a very nice commission, to sketch the lovely sailing boat 'Ursula'. I had originally sketched her as 'Solais na Mara' moored on the Isle of Mull (here's a link to see my old sketch and how 'Ursula' used to look Trip to the Isle of Mull with a sketchbook)....

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