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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Boats at Sennen Cove, Cornwall

Another study of some of the small fishing boats hauled up on the slipway at Sennen Cove in Cornwall. The round building in the background was formerly a winch-house, which was probably originally powered by horses. It is now a rather charming gallery.

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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 view of Polperro, Cornwall

Another of my watercolour studies of the harbour at Polperro, Cornwall. This a view from the northern side of the harbour, just around the corner from a rather nice cafe!

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A sketch of Alicante Castle

Back from holiday to a cloudy and damp England – so I’m posting one of my watercolour sketches of Alicante Castle – you can almost hear the cicades! Now where is that Pina Colada?

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Broughton Castle – the tower gate.

Visiting Broughton Castle near Banbury over Easter – this is a bit of a tradition – to go for tea and cakes – and hoping the the weather isn’t too bad. This year it was sunny with Victoria sponge Cake – and resulted with this watercolour view of the entrance from across the moat.

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A view of Blenheim Palace

Here is one of my sketch views of Blenheim Palace and grounds. This is the view from just inside the town gate if you approach Blenheim from Woodstock- also good as part of a walk around the lake.

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