Posts Tagged: life

Light and Shade

As we move towards winter, the days get ever shorter and the shadows longer and the sun sits ever lower in the sky, and I can understand where the tradition of ‘Hygge’ here in Denmark came from, and why the

Light and Shade

As we move towards winter, the days get ever shorter and the shadows longer and the sun sits ever lower in the sky, and I can understand where the tradition of ‘Hygge’ here in Denmark came from, and why the

Early Morning Light, Billund, Denmark

I love the mornings at this time of year, with a cooler sun the mornings are heavy with dew and morning fog, and full of long shadows and dark corners of undergrowth.

Early Morning Light, Billund, Denmark

I love the mornings at this time of year, with a cooler sun the mornings are heavy with dew and morning fog, and full of long shadows and dark corners of undergrowth.

Pine Trees

I can’t stop drawing pine trees at the moment. Some trees seem to spend their energy on spreading their branches as they grow, whereas pine trees, seem to want to shoot straight up, as fast and as high as possible,

Pine Trees

I can’t stop drawing pine trees at the moment. Some trees seem to spend their energy on spreading their branches as they grow, whereas pine trees, seem to want to shoot straight up, as fast and as high as possible,

Liguria Italy

Memories of a holiday. We didn’t manage to travel on holiday this year, so these were created from photos of our visit a few years back to the beautiful Sestri Levante, in Liguria, Italy.

Liguria Italy

Memories of a holiday. We didn’t manage to travel on holiday this year, so these were created from photos of our visit a few years back to the beautiful Sestri Levante, in Liguria, Italy.

An evenings walk

I think that beauty can be found in almost anything, we just need to take the time to slow down and look a little deeper.

An evenings walk

I think that beauty can be found in almost anything, we just need to take the time to slow down and look a little deeper.

Syvårssøerne, Randbøl, Denmark

Another pencil sketch. I have deliberately limited myself at the moment to working outdoors, only with pencil on paper, in order not to get distracted by colour etc and increase my focus on what is possible with that medium. This

Syvårssøerne, Randbøl, Denmark

Another pencil sketch. I have deliberately limited myself at the moment to working outdoors, only with pencil on paper, in order not to get distracted by colour etc and increase my focus on what is possible with that medium. This

Humans of New York

Taken from my new favourite Instagram follow, Humans of New York. #humansofny is a site after my own heart. It takes photos if random people around the globe, and asks them the same thing, to tell their own story. I

Humans of New York

Taken from my new favourite Instagram follow, Humans of New York. #humansofny is a site after my own heart. It takes photos if random people around the globe, and asks them the same thing, to tell their own story. I

Google Street View – Kew Gardens, London

Yummy mummy, enjoying the sun. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London – July 2016

Google Street View – Kew Gardens, London

Yummy mummy, enjoying the sun. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London – July 2016

Google Street View – Shepherds Bush

Here’s a dapper man crossing the street on Lime Grove in Shepherds Bush, London. I like his green Barbour Jacket and flat cap.

Google Street View – Shepherds Bush

Here’s a dapper man crossing the street on Lime Grove in Shepherds Bush, London. I like his green Barbour Jacket and flat cap.

Brexit?

Good to know we are in the capable hands of our elected representatives to see us through this mess…!

Brexit?

Good to know we are in the capable hands of our elected representatives to see us through this mess…!

Hair cut

My i-phone is my new sketch book Sitting at the hairdressers waiting for a hair cut, with so many pretty bottles..!

Hair cut

My i-phone is my new sketch book Sitting at the hairdressers waiting for a hair cut, with so many pretty bottles..!

Google Street View – Moravske Budejovice, Czech Republic

Nam Miru, Moravske Budejovice, Czech Republic I’ve never been to the Czech Republic which is probably a good job as their names are are unpronounceable to me. Just looking at the place, especially architecturally, this could very well be Frankonia,

Google Street View – Moravske Budejovice, Czech Republic

Nam Miru, Moravske Budejovice, Czech Republic I’ve never been to the Czech Republic which is probably a good job as their names are are unpronounceable to me. Just looking at the place, especially architecturally, this could very well be Frankonia,

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

Travelling without moving – Pendarvis, Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA Love the clapperboad style architecture of some traditional houses in the U.S. They have an elegant utilitarian aspect to them which I really like.

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

Travelling without moving – Pendarvis, Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA Love the clapperboad style architecture of some traditional houses in the U.S. They have an elegant utilitarian aspect to them which I really like.

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

A Cornish town in the USA In the 1830’s many of the mines in Cornwall, England closed, following this many of the local Cornish miners emigrated to the USA, some finding themselves in the area of Wisconsin. They began mining

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

A Cornish town in the USA In the 1830’s many of the mines in Cornwall, England closed, following this many of the local Cornish miners emigrated to the USA, some finding themselves in the area of Wisconsin. They began mining

Google Street View – Manchester

Up to no good? This young guy is looking a little guilty while he waits for his mum..? Kelstern Avenue, Manchester, England.

Google Street View – Manchester

Up to no good? This young guy is looking a little guilty while he waits for his mum..? Kelstern Avenue, Manchester, England.

Google Street View – Newquay, Cornwall

I love the chaotic jumble of signs, colors and typography. Advertising fishing trips on the sea front in Newquay, Cornwall. Newquay, a traditionally a fishing town, on the Atlantic coast of South West England, is now just as famous for

Google Street View – Newquay, Cornwall

I love the chaotic jumble of signs, colors and typography. Advertising fishing trips on the sea front in Newquay, Cornwall. Newquay, a traditionally a fishing town, on the Atlantic coast of South West England, is now just as famous for

Google street view – Staithes, North Yorkshire

A plump lady resting her legs on the Harbourside in Staithes, North Yorkshire.

Google street view – Staithes, North Yorkshire

A plump lady resting her legs on the Harbourside in Staithes, North Yorkshire.

Google Street View- High Street, Staithes

Forget your Castle Coombe or your Mousehole, the most beautiful village in England is Staithes, on the Jurassic coast of North Yorkshire. This chap seems to be having problems with his dog…

Google Street View- High Street, Staithes

Forget your Castle Coombe or your Mousehole, the most beautiful village in England is Staithes, on the Jurassic coast of North Yorkshire. This chap seems to be having problems with his dog…

Google Street View – Brooklyn Bridge, NY

A sketch of a photo, taken by google, of an Asian girl, taking photos, of people on Brooklyn Bridge New York.

Google Street View – Brooklyn Bridge, NY

A sketch of a photo, taken by google, of an Asian girl, taking photos, of people on Brooklyn Bridge New York.

Travelling without moving – Genoa, Italy

Funny what you can find when browsing google street view. This is on the Via Della Maddalena in Genoa, Italy.

Travelling without moving – Genoa, Italy

Funny what you can find when browsing google street view. This is on the Via Della Maddalena in Genoa, Italy.