A sketch of Stokesey Castle

Stokesey Castle is more properly known as a fortified Manor House. Part of its charm is that it consists of a harmonious mixture of building styles that together with the adjacent church forms a unique and pleasing whole. Here is a view of the Castle from the nearby Churchyard.

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The church of St. Thomas the Martyr, Oxford

The church of St. Thomas the Martyr was originally founded in the 12th century and was much modified in the 19th and 20th centuries. Now gradually decaying and perhaps mostly overlooked, the church is tucked away near the Oxford Railway Station and behind the old Jam Factory.

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Church Hanborough – in evening light

Amidst rain showers and cloud the Sun eventually came out when visiting Church Hanborough near Oxford. here is my quick watercolour sketch of the view – a bit rough and ready, but hopefully capturing something of the evening light.

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A Wantage street view

Out and about yesterday in the Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire. Amongst other things visiting the town of Wantage – and here is one of my street views of the town. This is the view from Market Place towards the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul. It’s also from just outside the Dolphin […]

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A sketch of the Church of Santa Cruz, Alicante

A quick sketch of the Church of Santa Cruz, high up in the old town in Alicante. A pleasant spot to spend an evening, with views of the church and the castle as well as the modern town and port.

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A sketch of Miserden Church

A bit of a blast from the past this one – one of my watercolour sketches of St Andrews Church in the village of Miserden, Gloucestershire. It is a charming and interesting place set in some nice countryside. Last time I was there I particularly liked the village pub – which also had a sweetshop […]

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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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