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  • Jul292017

    The suicide of Vincent van Gogh – 29 July 1890

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    On 27 July 1890, Vincent van Gogh, an unkempt, unknown 37-year-old Dutchman, walked out of his lodgings in the village…

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  • Nov242016
    A painting of British Rock Music

    Painting British Rock Music

    My British Rock Music painting is pure Pop Art! My life has always been accompanied by music, much of it…

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  • Oct222016

    Cushions, tea towels and aprons of my paintings!

    My new range of stuff is both useful and beautiful Many people tell me how much they love my paintings…

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  • Sep192016
    Photo of Jane with Shipping Forecast products

    Many ways to enjoy Jane’s Shipping Forecast painting!

    The words “And now the Shipping Forecast, issued by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency…” mean something magical to so many of us. And sometimes having art on your walls just isn’t enough… so Jane just had to make it the centrepiece of her new venture into offering beautiful and useful items for the home.

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  • Sep172016

    How I made my painting of the shipping forecast

    Discover how I made my painting of the UK shipping forecast, ‘Attention All Shipping’ in this blog which includes lots of photos of the work in progress.

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  • Sep092016
    Photo of Jane collecting her award

    Shipping forecast painting wins award!

    To my utter surprise and delight, my shipping forecast painting, ‘Attention All Shipping’ has won a British Cartographic Society award!

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  • Aug212016
    Eynsham tea towel

    The Eynsham tea towel

    A 100% cotton souvenir tea towel of Eynsham, a beautiful village in west Oxfordshire, designed in Eynsham and made in Britain.

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  • Jul132016
    Frida Kahlo

    The death of Frida Kahlo – 13 July 1954

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    “They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.”

    Artist Frida Kahlo was born in 1907, the daughter of Hungarian Jewish father and indigenous Mexican mother….

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  • Jul082016

    Scilly Automatic

    Where is Scilly Automatic? In June we had a lovely holiday in the Isles of Scilly. You can read about…

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  • Jun292016
    Photo of Jane being interviewed by Nick Millea

    Speaking at the Charlbury Beer Festival

    Jane astonishes herself by speaking in public! Last weekend Jane appeared as a guest speaker at the wonderful Charlbury Beer…

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