Ewelme Church and Almshouses

A watercolour sketch of the church and almshouses at Ewelme in South Oxfordshire. This is one of my favorite churches, combining a great sense of history with a glorious setting in the rolling countryside of South Oxfordshire. The church was already old when it was rebuilt in the 15th C. under the auspices of William […]

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A beached fishing boat at Cadgwith Cove

Another of my watercolour studies of Cadgwith Cove in Cornwall. One of the small fleet of fishing boats pulled ashore in front of the boat sheds and overlooking cottages.

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Boats at Cadgwith Cove, Cornwall

Cadgwith Cove is at the south of the Lizard penninsula in Cornwall. This picturesque fishing village is not neccessarily easy to reach via the surrounding narrow and twisting roads. It is probably also best to park at the edge of town and walk in. The Cove has a small fleet of fishing boats which are […]

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A watercolour sketch of Polruan Quay

A quick sketch and waterolour of the Quay and Boatyard at Polruan in Cornwall. Fowey across the river is better known but a short passenger ferry ride – or longer drive- takes you to Polruan. This is perhaps a better place to visit if you like to get away from the more obvious tourist spots. […]

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Cobblers Corner, Cheltenham

Cheltenham is a Spa town with echoes of past architectural glories dating back to Regency times. Like a lot of more prosperous English towns, its main shopping areas have been extensively redeveloped to incorporate quite a few large and shiney new stores and arcades. Thankfully some of the past vernacular survives – and is hopefully […]

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Arlington Row, Bibury

Another view of the cottages at Arlington Row in the Cotswold village of Bibury – or at least another attempt by me to produce a better watercolour of this view. Bibury is best known for the view of this row of what used to be workers’ cottages but it also has other attractions – such […]

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St. Michael's Church on Cornmarket, Oxford

Another watercolour street view in #Oxford, this a view of St. Michael’s Church on Cornmarket. Here the winter sun picking out the Saxon Tower and the half timbered ‘Pret’ building on this historic crossroads.

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