Hermione ~ Steady as she goes

La Frigate de Libertie ‘Hermione‘ ~ steady progress, the creative process with this new painting, the hull has changed. The hull shape of this Hermione is now reasonably ship shape so I’ll press on with the background and begin detailing the frigate.

Poldark Series raises the profile of Charlestown

Remarque_Charlestown_File0046_d.jpg Charlestown, Cornwall  is in the news again. Port_of_Charlestown__Cornwall.jpg Co incidentally I sold another print of Charlestown last week to a gentleman booked to stay in the Habour Inn quite soon. The painting is an early example of my work, maybe I’ll have  time to return to this favourite subject soon. I too have many happy memories of Charlestown from when I lived in Cornwall and later visiting from Plymouth with my family.  Charlestown_detail_1.JPG

Last Monday the West Briton reported today the BBC One costume drama Poldark returned to its spiritual home 37 years after the first series was broadcast.

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Travel back in time, eat drink and relax well

Chez Niko: We have a very new very French venue Chez Niko, already favoured by artists, a good sign,  in the 13 th century bastide village of Castelnau de Montmiral. Does good food, week day prices at week ends, wine and beer in a very atmospheric very SW France setting appeal?
Chez Niko, Place des Arcades, Castelnau de Montmiral 81100 T: 0563406355  Nikibar_CAM00155.jpg_wp.jpg
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= another reason to enjoy classic CdM

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