Category Archives: travel

New Art Retreat in Spain

My next art and walking retreat will be in a beautiful bohemian mountain farmhouse in Las Alpujarras in southern Spain.  One of the most beautiful locations I have ever seen.  The accommodation is in traditional Alpujarran style, with solar-powered hot … Continue reading

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Random Recollections of Phoenix

I was sitting and painting just now, and randomly remembered the first time I went to Phoenix, Arizona.  I hadn’t been in America long and was working for a start-up magazine, as a P.A.  I was staying at a friend … Continue reading

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Charleston Farm House

Occasionally I feel the pull, and take myself for a few hours to Charleston.  It’s one of my happy places.  Nestled in the gentle undulations of the south Downs it feels a world away from ordinary life.  A haven, once … Continue reading

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Panel Lane and a walled garden

Yesterday on a longish walk through Panel Lane and up to Icklesham I was thinking about these ancient roads.  Panel lane is an ancient pig drove, and is very deep set and has huge high banks.  When you walk down … Continue reading

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There and Here

There exists within me some kind of urgency in both the need to make art, to travel to certain places and to walk.  To commune with the earth, by walking on it, making pathways, making tracks and connections.  I think … Continue reading

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