Best of British

50 things to love about Britain - The Best of British

Best of British – a painting of 50 things to love about Britain

Best of British – a painting of 50 things to love about Britain


An original painting  – watercolour with inks on paper – size 460mm x 670mm. Signed prints at size A2 available now!



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Best of British to you!

I made this painting, Best of British, as an antidote to the chaos and madness caused by Brexit. In the uncertain times in the run up to the first Brexit deadline on 29 March 2019, I fell out of love with my nation and painted Brexit Forecast to express my sadness and frustration. Best of British is a painting shows 50 things I love about Britain.

I’m not especially patriotic, but to be from the same country as Shakespeare, David Attenborough, Charles Darwin, the Beatles, and Morecambe & Wise seems to me to be a thing to shout about. To be from the nation that had the foresight to create a National Health Service (NHS), that invented the steam locomotive, still performs ancient folk dances, and gets excited about an impenetrably beautiful and gentlemanly game like cricket is something not to be sneezed at. A game that stops for tea! If you’re British you’ll understand.

I have illustrated 50 of the things I love about Britain – perhaps some of your favourite things are shown on my painting?

Read what the 50 things are in my blog

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