Category Archives: Cafe

… had an accident !?? … then you need …

… Accident Solicitors Direct ! … … my latest Commission, Watercolour on The Langton, Daler-Rowney, 300 gsm. Features Archie the English Bulldog….           Accident Solicitors Direct : accident claims and personal injury solicitors, over 35 years … Continue reading

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… At the Bakehouse …

… I started painting this, before the current lockdown. Scenes like this feel a long way off now … … Forge Bakehouse, Abbeydale, Sheffield … … more about Forge Bakehouse : here … Thankyou for looking …  

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… a Revolution ?? … then it must be … Sheffield !! …

…. yes, Coffee Revolution, Ecclesall Road…     Watercolour painting 2020 (from photo references 2010) ….. the coffee shop itself closed many years ago…. Commissioned painting. Thankyou for looking !

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…at the Bookshop…..literally ! ……

… my Weston Park – Western Bank 360 Panorama (which features Blackwell’s Bookshop) – is now available (Fine Art Prints and Greeting Cards) at Blackwell’s Bookshop, Sheffield !! ….. …… the painting also includes : The Childrens Hospital, Sheffield University … Continue reading

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…at The Club House ! …yes, it’s a busy day at Beauchief Golf Club……

….. my latest Commissioned watercolour painting…… “Beauchief Golf Club – The Club House” …unveiled at the AGM this week. I’m very happy with this painting, which features 7 Lady Golfers, 4 Men….and 6 Hounds ……. all real ! (though not … Continue reading

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…on the map…

…  “Nether Edge – Panorama with Hounds”. Watercolour & ink on old Nether Edge Ordnance Survey map (1903 Godfrey Edition), 44 x 28 cm… … the painting is of Nether Edge, with shops & cafes there today, and features some … Continue reading

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from Chatsworth …to ChatsWoof ! …..

….. visited the new exhibition at Chatsworth House & Garden last week – “The Dog: A Celebration at Chatsworth”. It was brilliant and I was inspired by their “Dog Walk Map”, to add a few “Hounds” in watercolour & ink……. … Continue reading

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… at the old Post Office…..

…. a favourite painting from a few years ago …. the original Post Office at Nether Edge, with the first Sheffield Cats Shelter van. Seen here, possibly around 1950…….. the old Post Office is currently Wickwire gift shop…….. …. . … Continue reading

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…Happy “World Book Day”………

“Cecil* reads Hendersons Relish Cookbook”……… (*Cecil from Sheffield Retired Greyhound Trust,from a few years ago)…….. Happy “World Book Day” everyone !!

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… some Sheffield Classics ……

… my latest painting features several Sheffield Classics – and for the fourth time !…This latest version was a sudden & unexpected request. My first version was back in 2011, and I think it will be a while before I … Continue reading

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…”Cheers….While Stocks last !!” …….

… featuring Hound in a turquoise coat, and a very rare, Public Telephone Box……Ecclesall Road,Sheffield, today from the window of Caffe Nero…… ….. Pigma Micron and watercolour on Moleskin, London City Notebook…

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… A to Z … from Allotments to Zeds …..

… my A to Z of Nether Edge, Sheffield …… here are some snippets in a slideshow ….. A3 posters available, from Wickwire at Nether Edge, £10 each, whilst stocks last…..

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…Happy ….. Yorkshire Day …..

… 1st August……  

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… a Doe ? … a Deer ? ….. no ! its ….

a very small Whippet ! called Gracie, with her owner “B”, in a new painting taking shape…. … at Nether Edge,Sheffield,UK…. …Holbein watercolours on Hahnemuhle Britannia Rough, Panorama block. Painted plein air… #Yearof thedog  #chinesenewyear

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… Favourite Places …

… two of my favourite places feature in this watercolour … Caffe Nero and The Sheffield Cats Shelter Shop … Caffe Nero has been a sanctuary for me over the last few years, providing a welcome oasis to think, have … Continue reading

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… Tour de Yorkshire … a Cycling Extravaganza …

… my painting of this years TdY, with all my favourite bits … an extravaganza of a painting, 2 and a half months in the making !… …on display at Sharrow Vale Farmers Market, sunday 16th July, and with Souvenir … Continue reading

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… Chat Noir …and a Tail of Two … Hendersons ….

… I’m very happy to announce that my “Chat Noir meets Henderson’s Relish” watercolour is now being used to raise funds for TWO cat rescue organisations … originally designed to help Cats Mne (Montenegro)… and now, from last week it … Continue reading

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… the Result …and Merry Christmas …

… my auction of “Hound with Orange Eyes” raised £125, to be shared between Sheffield Retired Greyhound Fund and Cats Mne(Montenegro) ….. Thankyou to the bidders and everyone who supported this event … including Caffe Nero, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield (who … Continue reading

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…a new panorama.

I began “Abbeydale Streetscape” back in September. I’ve been thinking of tackling this stretch for a while, but it was quite daunting, especially as the buildings at each end are pretty huge. I’m happy with the result, and the original … Continue reading

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… Plein Air …

… out on the street at Nether Edge, Sheffield, this week … … and the finished painting … … a special Thankyou to Wickwire, Cafe #9, The Studio, Moss & Clover, Zeds …. and everyone for being friendly and supportive … Continue reading

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