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The birds bring joy and solace

The birds bring joy and solace

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The birds bring joy and solace

An original painting is in watercolour and gouache on 600gsm paper size 205 x 290mm.

This painting in expresses something about the joy and solace that watching the birds has brought me throughout a miserable winter. Despite all the many storms - climactic and political - in the world that we have to endure, we must try to be like the birds - determined, bright, chirpy, tenacious, surviving!

The birds shown flying through the storm are a wood pigeon, a starling, a jay, a goldfinch and a great tit. These are species I regularly see in our garden.

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UNITED KINGDOM (incl. Channel Islands, Isle of Man)

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EUROPE (Rep of Ireland, France, Germany and Denmark only)
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