St. James’s Church at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Oxfordshire

The charming village of Brightwell-cum-Sotwell is just to the west of Wallingford in southern Oxfordshire. The village is actually two villages – Brightwell and Sotwell – that have grown and been paired together. This might account for its sprawling and sometimes confusing layout. Apparently, it has four churches – so far I have only found […]

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A view of Exeter College from Ship Street, Oxford

Out and about yesterday and making the most of some brief spells of sunshine. Here’s my take on a view down Ship Street in Oxford, with the sun reflecting off Exeter College and the college chapel spire.

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‘The House of the Fishes’ Alicante

A view of this decorated house in the Ravel Roig district in Alicante, Spain. The house is on the edge of an area formerly associated with fishing, not far from the old marina and just across from the Marina Railway Station. It is decorated with plaster images of fish, rays and King Neptune amongst other […]

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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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Borough Market, London

Walking along the river in London – and through a busy and bustling Borough Market in Southwark. Here’s my watercolour view of the market – with the Shard towering above the market and surrounding area in the background.

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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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