Robert FitzRoy: Captain FantasticRead more
Everyone knows what a weather forecast is, most people have heard of Charles Darwin’s Voyage of HMS Beagle, and most British people have heard of the shipping forecast. So it’s very sad to think that more people don’t know about Robert FitzRoy who made all these things possible.
How I made my painting of the shipping forecastRead more
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.
Shipping forecast wins award!Read more
To my utter surprise and delight, my shipping forecast painting, ‘Attention All Shipping’ has won a British Cartographic Society award!
The Eynsham tea towelRead more
A 100% cotton souvenir tea towel of Eynsham, a beautiful village in west Oxfordshire, designed in Eynsham and made in Britain.
The death of Jane Digby – 11 August 18811 CommentRead more
Here’s a bodice-ripping love story of sex and adventure: the story of Jane Elizabeth Digby, Lady Ellenborough. She died on…
The death of Frida Kahlo – 13 July 19541 CommentRead more
“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….
The Shakespeare triptychRead more
Three paintings in praise of Shakespeare: 1 a map of Europe with the plays shown in their approximate location, 2.…
The death of Mary Leakey – 9 December 1996No CommentsRead more
No matter who we are and what we think, the beautiful truth is that we are all children of Africa.…
All the plays of ShakespeareRead more
A painting of all the plays of Shakespeare as a map with the plays shown in their approximate location.
The death of Alfred Russel Wallace – 7 November 1913Read more
How and why do species change? Why do some occur in some places, but not in others? Why do they…
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