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Rye report

18 Jun 2013 / in spring 2013

My daughter has FINALLY sent me the photos she took at my last show, just outside Rye, on 13 April. I exhibited chez close pals Patricia & John, alongside lovely-and-talented painter Hollie Garrett, and considering that it all took place in the worst weather known to man (torrential rain, bitter cold, mud up to your […]

Iris and me

31 May 2013 / in spring 2013

As it was a nice day on Tuesday, I drove up to the Château de Vullierens to see the irises. I last went with Nikki B, some 20 or so years ago. Sadly though, as it’s been the coldest-May-since-records-began, few of the irises were in flower this time… We had lunch outside…and then it started […]

Day-trips with Cal-Margaret

27 May 2013 / in spring 2013

California-Margaret has been to stay. It’s almost exactly nine years since we last saw her… when this glamorous photo was taken.  Note sunshine. This time, the weather was appalling throughout, except for the day she arrived…but we soldiered on in the spirit of Dunkerque, taking in the sights and fine foods of Annecy… and Chanaz… […]