Arlington Row, Bibury

Arlington Row is a well known Cotswolds beauty spot in the village of Bibury. This row of cottages, set next to the stream and water meadows, would have originally have been estate or workers cottages. Now preserved as a tourist attraction but also as desirable lived-in cottages -as long as you don’t mind tourists loitering […]

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No. 26 Cornmarket, Oxford

Another of my studies of buildings around Oxford. This is a view of No.26 on the corner of Cornmarket and Ship Street in Oxford.

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A view of Oxford High Street

Another of my Oxford townscapes – this is my take on the view of Oxford High Street from outside the Hotel Chocolat shop – more chocolate coated orange tangs!

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A view of Arlington Row, Bibury

Here’s one of my more picturesque landscapes – a view of Arlington Row in the Cotswold village of Bibury. This is a slightly fore-shortened view from the footbridge over the river. The combination of a clear water river, abundant water meadows and the row of old stone cottages is a favourite with tourists visiting Arlington […]

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A sketch of St. Mary’s church in Swinbrook, Oxfordshire

This is one of my earlier sketches of the church at Swinbrook in western Oxfordshire, a few miles along the Windrush valley from Burford. The church is presently undergoing repairs so is partly covered by scaffolding and a protective roof, but it is still a pretty village at this time of year – with a […]

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