natural world

  • Jan282019
    British rivers - detail of England from a painting by Jane Tomlinson

    British Rivers painting – a fisherman’s map

    Read about my new painting of British Rivers – a fisherman’s map – featuring 35 rivers and 20 of the British Isles’ fish species.

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  • Nov172018
    British finches

    British birds paintings 2018

    Painting British birds has been the mainstay of my artistic output in 2018. It’s been a busy year dealing with…

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  • Jan132018

    Guns ‘n’ roses: the murder of Joan Root – 13 January 2006

    On this day in 2006, 69-year-old Joan Root lay alone bleeding to death from gunshot wounds at her home on…

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  • Apr052017
    Easter Island statues by William Hodges, 1775

    Europeans discover Easter Island – 5 April 1722

    The rise and fall of Easter Island is a parable for our times; a warning from history of what happens when…

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  • Jan102017
    Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus

    The death of Carl Linnaeus – 10 January 1778

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    The Bible, Genesis 2:20, states: “And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and…

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  • Jan082017
    Green iguana Ecuador

    In praise of iguanas!

    Green iguanas, Galapagos land iguanas and marine iguanas all have their own exquisite beauty, evolved over millions of years if you stop to take a closer look.

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  • Jan082017

    Galapagos: all the fun of the fish market

    There is so much fun to be had watching wildlife at the fish market in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos: pelicans, sea lions, frigatebirds.

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  • Sep092016
    Photo of Jane collecting her award

    Shipping forecast 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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  • 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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