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“My Favourite Table……”

….. is No. 34, at “New Shoots Coffee Shop”, a fabulous sanctuary – friendly staff, gorgeous food & a great atmosphere. Huge selection of flowers, plants, everything you need for your garden ! @New Leaf Plant Centre, Coal Aston, near … Continue reading

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… Hop … Hop ! … it’s Hopper !! …

…. with Hector the whippet and Two Dachshunds ! …. my latest watercolour … The watercolour is for sale, £245 framed. Thankyou for looking, and Happy Easter ! Link to Hopper, here

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… A Month of Sundays ? …

… is one of a trio of shop fronts that I have painted several times, over the years, as I love their quirkiness and colours… I also love “Frank” the whippet, painted in giant size ! This latest version was … Continue reading

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… “towards … Perfectionery !” ….

… the view from Ecclesall Road, down Hickmott Road, to Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield… Perfectionery Bakers is the green shopfront, in the far, middle distance. A family run business, specialising in artisan vegan bread, confectionery, celebration cakes, sandwiches and much … Continue reading

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A Unique Street ! … its Hickmott, in Sheffield !…

… yes, it’s Hickmott Road. A row of shops that has a unique vibe. Friendly and keeping upbeat, through the pandemic. The food shops and takeaways are open, please call by and support them… … here is my watercolour of … Continue reading

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Patatas Fritas !! … its IberiCo, Sheffield !!….

… Sheffields only Spanish Delicatessen !…. watercolour……. IberiCo, 12 Hickmott Road, SharrowVale, Sheffield S11….for more, click here Thankyou for looking !

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…fancy some Phở ? … then try Nam Song, Sheffield …

… Nam Song, in the new Dyson Place, off SharrowVale Road, Sheffield S11 …. …watercolour…..

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… at the Botanical Gardens …

… its “The Park-Keepers Lodge” … with Suki the Iggy (Italian Greyhound) & family … … Holbein Watercolours on Daler-Rowney Aquafine, 36 x 28 cm. More details at Illustration Sheffield … … more about Sheffield Botanical Gardens : here Thankyou … Continue reading

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… 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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…”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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… 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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… 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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… 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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… at the … Curators House …

… in Sheffield Botanical Gardens … watercolour & ink …  

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….. Nonna’s …..

….. where all the coolest people hang out ! and featuring here, a superb character – Julio ! ….. so good, he’s in the painting twice 🙂  ….. ….. Limited Edition giclee prints available, from me (see Upcoming Events) or … Continue reading

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….. Squirrels….. and Thankyou…..

….. Thankyou to everyone who supported my sale of paintings on saturday, in aid of the Manchester Dogs Home fire tragedy….. which raised just over £500. I’m glad my artwork has been able to help, in some small way, towards … Continue reading

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….. Phew ! ….. Tour de France ….. Yorkshire …..

….. finally !  2 months on from the Yorkshire “Grand Depart”, my painting of the Leeds – Harrogate – Sheffield first 2  stages, is complete. The painting features all my personal favourite elements, (including some fantasy ones – retired greyhounds … Continue reading

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… Off to Lunch ….. at the Cafe Rouge …..

….. here’s Eddie the Retired Greyhound, hoping his favourite dinner is on the menu today … chicken innards !! … although, it looks like another scallywag has got there first ! …..

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