Saturday, 30 April 2016

Ashes Three

Landscape of the Day : Ashes Three : Having a break from the pussys for a day or two...I have seen some beautiful landscapes lately and have noted them down in my sketch book and not painted was as if they were shouting at me every time I opened my book...PAINT US! the landscapes are getting as bad as the cats...shouting from my sketch book..wait a minute drawings don't shout...…I think I'll just have a lie down in a dark room till it all goes away.....

Friday, 29 April 2016

He's a Natural

Meow of the Day : He's a Natural : I'm teaching my kitten to swim....I don't want him to fall into some garden pond and drown so I'm trying to prevent that...My water dish is an ideal training pool...he can already swim a length …I'm so proud

Thursday, 28 April 2016

I Don't Like Bones

Meow of the Day : I Don't Like Bones : I liked the fish....but there wasn't much of it. it was mostly bones....I don't like Bones…..even though they smelt of fish they were still bones.....and I DON"T LIKE BONES,,,,is anyone listening out there......they tickle as they go down but they don't make me laughing matter..........

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

There is no food in this dish

Meow of the Day : There is no food in the food dish! : This is a FOOD dish and there is no FOOD in it. That is why this dish was made...some potter made this dish for food to be put in it.....why is there no FOOD in it???? THIS DISH NEEDS FOOD TO BE PUT IN IT! what is so hard to under stand?? humans.....PUT FOOD IN THIS DISH!!!!…...

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Here he is….

Meow of the Day : Here he is...: Our kitten lost and now found again...panics over...for the moment...It's a full time job looking after a lively young have to keep your eye on them the whole time...somethings from our old life will have to be given up...night on the tiles for a start..maybe the catnip....I may have to give up my regular job !!

Sunday, 24 April 2016

Have you seen our kitten?

Meow of the Day : Have you seen our Kitten? : Having a new kitten is great fun and many proud parents love them…but after the first thrills...there comes a time when the responsibilities have to be shared out...who does what and when?...who is supposed to be keeping an eye out for the new kitten?..................?

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Our First Kitten

Meow of the Day : Our First Kitten : So proud…we've been trying for months with no luck...we were just about to adopt ...we suddenly one weekend it all's like that they tell me trying for months you go away for one weekend and suddenly there it was our new may well have been the catnip who knows......who cares....we have a a brand new!

Friday, 22 April 2016

Summerhouse Path

Painting of the Day : Summerhouse Path : Again an experiment with colour trying connected colours using a yellow based and adding the other colours to the mix so all are connected ….....

Thursday, 21 April 2016


Meow of the Day : Silly : What's the matter with you? can't be depressed's don't get depressed !...we're too intelligent to be should know that !...well if you insist …I'll get you some Prozac....

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Cliff-Top Home

Painting of the Day : Clifftop Home : Another mountain painting and another cliff …dangerous place to live I would think, but great to look at and paint...painting rocks and cliffs are difficult​ I have just suggested what they would look like here rather than a studied observed painting....will try to do better next time...

Sunday, 17 April 2016

Dat Funny

Meow of the Day : Dat Funny : " I haven't heard that one before...." These two cats are telling each other jokes​...I wonder what sort of jokes they would be? might be jokes about dogs? their humans ? the food that was given to them that day?....what would they be about ?? It is starting to interest me now….what unearth do cats laugh about?????????

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Vincent's New Cat

Meow of the Day : Vincent's New Cat : I know Vincent Van Gogh must have had a cat...and here he is....climbing on his masters chair...probably while he was trying to painting a masterpiece of it....Our cats used to do that…playing with the paint brush as we were trying to work...ho hum good fun but one has to get work done and out there ...and cats don't care about that ....not when there is FUN to be had.....

Wednesday, 13 April 2016


Painting of the Day : Blossom : There was a dip in the countryside all in shadow … ull of trees in full blossom..the sun was just hitting the tops of the trees making the blossom shine...wonderful.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Sunlit Farm

Painting of the Day: Sunlit Farmhouse : ON the same trip as the sailing club painting…a red farm house with s great barn...couldn't do it justice with this sketch...but good getting back to watercolours.

Monday, 11 April 2016

Sailing Club

Painting of the Day : Sailing Club : This is in quite a different style to the previous trio…much broader strokes and colour ...drawn on the spot.

Sunday, 10 April 2016

Storm Acoming

Painting of the Day : Storm Acoming : Like all painting outside in England...expect all the seasons to fall on you in one we have a storm coming up fast...should I stay or should I go? I'll probably stay as is tradition demands….if you are English expect to get wet sometime during the day.......

Saturday, 9 April 2016

Country Cottage

Painting of the Day : Country Cottage : As the previous painting one of my English countryside watercolours all set in Hampshire England…pen and watercolour in a set of three.

Friday, 8 April 2016

Country Barns

Painting of the Day : Country Barns : These are a group of paintings I painted sometime ago with a pen and watercolour I only just found them and thought they would make good " daily paintings"
so I have put them up…hope you like them.

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Midnight Fishing

Painting of the Day : Midnight Fishing : Never did understand why people choose to fish all night instead of being tucked up in a good bed and a warm book...mind you,.... I haven't tried it so I shouldn't knock it until duly tried and tested…perhaps one day.......meanwhile....just another five minutes..........​

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Our Milk Jug

Painting of the Day : Our Milk Jug : I little still life painting this time…it's good to have a change of subject now and again....just to keep your eye in......the best way and the quickest way to learn to paint is to paint from life...can't beat it!

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Cottage Reflections

Landscape of the Day : Cottage Reflections : Leaving the river after a good days fishing the scenery is very beautiful ….late afternoon on a river a perfect time and place.....

Monday, 4 April 2016

The End of the Day

Landscape of the Day : The End of the Day : After a good day fishing here we are getting back to the jetty we left about six hours ago…..quietly fishing......talking sometimes ...but mostly just sitting and enjoying the gentle passing of time in the sunshine....there was a beer or three too.....the end of a perfect day.....did we catch any fish.....?.......can't remember.....

Sunday, 3 April 2016


Painting of the Day : Moonriver : Another moonlit scene from the same river as the day before yesterday
lot of midnight action going on on this river…

Saturday, 2 April 2016


Bark of the Day : Max : Max is trouble! he is a standard wire-haired dachshund….you'll need lots of insurance cover for this doggy...this six year old has eaten poison, drunk a bottle of bleach and other escapes to roam around the busy streets of the town where amazingly he is still living....

Friday, 1 April 2016

At The Jetty

Painting of the Day: At the Jetty: Thought I'd have a break from the cats and try some landscapes that I have been wanting to have a go at...trying to paint calm images ...hope this is going to work.