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….. a Meringue ….. & Merry Christmas …..

….. here’s a delicious looking treat seen at “my backyard”, a blog in Seoul, Korea …… a meringue-topped cup of coffee, also featuring Paul the dog  (who guards the meringue-factory !) 🙂 ….. ….. or if you prefer, try a Pure White Peony Tea ….. … Continue reading

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….. Puffins ….. and even a Penguin …..

….. the lady wearing a fleece with splendid Puffin design (originally sketched in the cafe in M&S – sept.2012 ! see below)  is now in my latest painting …. called “Puffins”, naturally ! ….. its an updated streetscene and this time even … Continue reading

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….. Bragazzi’s …..

….. and featuring Cracker, the Italian Greyhound (again) ….. ….. Winsor & Newton, and Holbein watercolours on Daler-Rowney Aquafine 300 gsm

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….. Ice Cream and Lemonade …..

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….. Time for Tea …..

Winsor & Newton watercolours on The Langton, Daler-Rowney 20″ x 16″ watercolour block, 300 gsm

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….. Stork ! …..

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… Lemon Polenta ….. Pear & Chocolate …..

….. and other cakes …..

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….. In The Park …..

…. the small Italian Greyhound in the tartan coat is one of my favourites, called Cracker ….. he was once sheltering from the rain by wearing a Tesco carrier bag …..

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….. a Very Nice ….. Coffee Machine …..

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….. coming soon ….. a new book …..

….. with illustrations by me ….. here is one of them ….. ….. a Limited Edition book of recipes by Homemade Cafe/Deli to celebrate 5 years at Nether Edge, Sheffield, and shortly moving on. Available from Homemade from Monday 22 July 2013 – see … Continue reading

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….. a sign of The Times …..

….. sorting out some old paintings , I quite liked this one, especially the newspaper corner – I’m not sure how I did that ! ….. this is Coffee Revolution, Ecclesall Road, popular but no longer with us ……. 

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….. a Whippet in Purple …..

….. seen here, in a work in progress ….. (and the whippet was really wearing the purple coat) ….. ….. hopefully, weather permiting (which it hasn’t been so far this year)….. I will be outside Gilberts tomorrow, painting, and with … Continue reading

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….. revisiting one of my favourite …..

….. subjects – yes, Fiat 500’s !….. here is a little black “Gucci” one at Nether Edge, that I have spotted a few times. I’m not sure about these ink sketches/watercolours, but I quite like doing them as the ink … Continue reading

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….. next Sunday…..

….. is the local Farmers Market, for which I was asked to design the publicity flyer ….. and here it is ……. ….. its a bit wonky I now see, but thats vertigo for you  🙂  …… more importantly it features my “muse” Dennis (bottom … Continue reading

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…..Tostati…..

……a drawing and watercolour sketch in Caffe Nero yesterday….. ….. drawn with Parker Roller Ball (Fine, Black ink) Holbein Artists Watercolours

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…..Thelma and ……

……no, not Louise !……Alfie the Boxer puppy….. …..Holbein watercolours on Daler-Rowney Aquafine 300 gsm watercolour paper.

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…..”Noisy and Bustley”…..

…..is how my paintings have been described by a young local Blogger called Tilly – I am thrilled with this ! – Tilly also notes that I am “still alive” (unlike Vincent Van Gogh). Checkout Tilly’s cool blog, here : … Continue reading

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…..Cafe #9……

……is the name of this cafe (which is, confusingly, actually No. 6 in the Cafes on the Hoof series). I’m particularly pleased with the “Pure” radio (and aerial), the stacks of CD’s/mini-discs, huge wall-speaker and the Bob Dylan portrait……(the huge picture … Continue reading

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….a Living Wall……..and some Puffins……

……the “Living Wall”, designed to encourage birds and a natural habitat, on the exterior of the Marks & Spencer “Simply Food” Eco-building……and in the Cafe inside, a lady in a SUPERB fleece with Puffins all over it. I want one  🙂  …..#5 … Continue reading

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……Cream………….

……..the 2nd completed, in the “Cafes on the Hoof” series ……..on display tomorrow, breeze permitting (why is it always so breeeeezy on saturdays ?)……..see upcoming events, above. Winsor & Newton watercolours on porous photo album paper. Drawn with Parker Rollerball … Continue reading

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