Posted on 14 Comments

An Ekphrastic Haiku

 watching kestrel   hovering   my perspective shifts 
Posted on 15 Comments

Summer Swallows

Summer Swallows - Cameos of Bird Life #13

It doesn’t seem that long ago that Swallows were everywhere, over the house, and over the meadows; to and fro, to and fro; rebuilding their nests tucked under the rafters of the disused barn across the way ...

Continue reading Summer Swallows

Posted on 10 Comments

Robert Polhill Bevan 1865-1925

Artists Inspired by Nature – Robert Polhill Bevan 1865-1925

Another of my occasional posts on ‘Artists Inspired by Nature’. I first came across Robert Bevan’s paintings while researching for my two semi-historical non-fictional short stories set in South East Cornwall. He is the Great Grandfather of Patrick Baty, historian of architectural paint and colour. Patrick gave credence to my thoughts on the historical origins of colour and it’s use in paints, central to my stories.

Continue reading Robert Polhill Bevan 1865-1925