Pen and Ink 100 Year Stone
Drawing of 100 Year Stone showing progress from outline to final picture

The 100 Year Stone on Derwentwater, sculpted by Peter Randall-Page, is a cleft boulder of Borrowdale volcanic rock commemorating the centenary of the founding of the National Trust in 1895 and its inspiration in the Lake District. Here’s my drawing of it in pen and ink, showing the progress of a faint outline to the […]

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Bluebells
Bluebells in Woods

We were in Low Wood near Loughrigg Tarn in the Lake District yesterday. The bluebells are at their best just now. The bluebell was voted Britain’s favourite wild flower in a survey in 2015 by charity Plantlife. When you take a walk in the woods and see that wonderful combination of sunlight and dapple shade, […]

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Hello

Day one of setting up a WordPress website. If you’ve found my website already – well done! But bear with me, there’s a lot to learn.

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