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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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  • Jun162016
    Jane's watercolour sketch of rocks at Porth Hellick

    The Isles of Scilly

    In June we took the 20 minute flight from Land’s End to the Isles of Scilly. Ever since visiting as a 13-year old, Jane has seen the islands as a little slice of paradise, just 28 miles from mainland Britain.

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  • May142016
    Heavens Above - a map of the stars

    Constellations of the Northern sky

    Read about Jane’s painting ‘Heavens Above’ a map painted in watercolour of the constellations of the Northern sky.

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  • Feb102016
    A Shakespeare triptych

    The Shakespeare triptych

    Three paintings in praise of Shakespeare: 1 a map of Europe with the plays shown in their approximate location, 2.…

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  • Nov202015
    Shakespeare map painting

    All the plays of Shakespeare

    A painting of all the plays of Shakespeare as a map with the plays shown in their approximate location.

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  • Apr262015
    guernica

    Guernica – 26 April 1937

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    On 26 April 1937, it was market day in Guernica, a small town in northern Spain considered to be the…

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  • Mar292015
    iCan - a hand painted water can

    iCan – a self-portrait as a folk artist

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    My iCan is a self-portrait in the folk art style; a picture of me in the form of all the…

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  • Mar292015

    What is folk art?

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    A few years someone described me as a folk artist. I’m not talking about music here, I’m talking about visual…

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  • Oct142014

    Clogs. Wooden shoe know it

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    Clogs: solid practical wooden footwear which used to be worn by people who worked on the land especially in the…

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  • Sep282014
    Kate Bush

    Kate Bush live – Before the Dawn

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    Thirty-five years after her previous live shows, Kate Bush stepped out onto the stage of  London’s Hammersmith Odeon to rapturous…

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