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THE DRAWING LESSON ~ PROLOGUE


The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance ~Prologue A figure, drenched in the rain, stamped his feet and banged impatiently on the door of my gallery, Helmsworth and Son. When I unlocked it, Britain’s finest landscape artist, Alexander Wainwright, stormed in and towered over me.   I asked as mildly as I […]

ART ~ the Remedy for Year End Blues


Happy New Year, 2016, holiday, War, Peace, Art, celebrate, spirit, overcoming fear, writers, painters, Hopper, Vermeer, J M W Turner, novels.

For me, war is the lowest and darkest expression of humankind. But ART is our highest and very finest expression of the human spirit. A lot of people say 2017 has been a tough year. Everybody’s fearful of something. At the end of each year, we review all the worst times that we and our […]

SEASONS GREETINGS


Christmas, Islam, Christian, Charles Dickens, short stories, guns, gun control, Mozambique. Tree of Life, Tree of Immortality, Christmas tree, art, novels, mythology. Religion, faith.

Seasons Greetings! Here’s a little Christmas/Holiday gift for you—four pictures and a story by the great story-teller Charles Dickens, himself [with pictures]!   After posting this picture of a beautiful Christmas tree, I began looking for images of the tree of life which symbolizes the interconnection of all life on our planet regardless of religion, faith […]

THE ART OF THE POLITICIAN


Painting, creativity, Cyberspace adventure, time-traveler, magic realism, Marrakech, London, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Second World War, Hitler,

Walking along the Victoria Embankment in my city of London, I suddenly felt a little light headed and then dizzy. Soft swishing sounds began to accompany my every movement. When I closed my eyes, beautifully coloured, exotic images from another place and time appeared before me. Within another moment, I was no longer facing the […]

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