Down on the Calle Gran Capitan, Alicante

Not every day is sunny and warm in Spain and they do occasionally have the odd rainy day or week – just not as often as England. We had a couple of rainy days on our holiday but not so much as to dampen our spirits. On a rainy afternoon I took a walk and […]

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The Whiskey Cafe, Alicante

Just along from my last sketch of ‘Houses beneath the Castle’ in Alicante is a terrace cafe. I’m not sure what it’s real name is but we call it ‘The Whiskey Cafe’. This is on the edge of the old town and a pleasant spot for a early evening drink after a bit of exploring […]

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Sketching in Alicante : part II

Last week I posted a sketch of a row of colourful houses beneath the Castle in Alicante, Spain as ‘Holiday sketching in Alicante‘ I extended the drawing out to include pretty much the view in my header photograph (above). Below is a view of the panorama across both sheets of my sketchbook. My first sketch […]

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Holiday sketching in Alicante

For the first time in a couple of years I have managed to get away on holiday to Spain – and as usual I took my travel sketchbook. The easing pandemic restrictions meant an opportunity to have a holiday in (mostly) sunny Alicante again. The flights were ‘interesting’. There were disruptions, delays and a lot […]

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Back to Faringdon

I have been doing a series of drawings around the Old Town Hall and Market Square in Faringdon. This is the last of this present series of drawings. With the Spring weather here becoming more winter-like, I’ve spent a couple of hours today finishing off another of my drawings while waves of snow showers are […]

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