Category Archives: Life

Front Row Lady

For Lorna, front row lady. I didn’t know you well, but I saw you at every jazz gig, which you attended without fail. You took photos every time and shared them with the wider music community and they used them … Continue reading

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A Shepherd’s Hut in Greece

Many years ago, when we were young and free, my then love T and I picked grapes in France, camping in the peach orchards near Argeliers, in the Languedoc. The local cafe was like a ballroom with old black and … Continue reading

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Solstice 2020

The summer solstice on June 21st 2020, will coincide with a new moon and solar eclipse. 2020 has been a year of extreme polarity and numerologically the year is a 4, and also the date of the solstice adds up … Continue reading

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Two days on the beach

My faith in Life is restored. An afternoon on the beach with dear friends, talking, drinking wine, playing guitars and singing. Groups of young people enjoying life. We stayed until the sun went down and I went back to Sarah’s … Continue reading

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Wisdom

“Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions”Gerald Brenan Painting “Wisdom” by me. https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/810772026/wisdom

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Lament for Hastings. Memories of a joyful town. May it return.

One night last summer I was walking through the streets of Hastings old town, and I remember I particularly slowed my thoughts to take in the atmosphere of the place. As usual, every pub was packed, and from each pub … Continue reading

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Reflections on Los Angeles Riots of ’92

Like most people, I have been watching incredulously at the police brutality in the USA, the ensuing justified protests from Black Lives Matter, and all kinds of splinter groups, and orchestrated attacks from both right and left. I have no … Continue reading

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Diaries

I wrote in a blog post a couple of days ago, that I had a sense a tipping point was coming.  I knew that if you keep people suppressed for too long the pressure builds and fuses blow. I knew … Continue reading

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Diaries…..

I was in the physically-distanced queue for the post office today, sending some paintings to the States, (luckily people are still buying my work,) when I realised someone was standing right next to me. Surprised, I turned around to see … Continue reading

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All about my Mother

With so much more time on our hands, and now the opportunity to see others, with ‘social distancing’ in place, I took my mother to see my Dad’s gravestone in Northiam, a village a few miles beyond Rye. My Mum … Continue reading

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