Page revised, updated and appropriately ‘promoted’ to The Trafalgar Collection.
Page révisé, mis à jour et de manière appropriée “promu” The Collection Trafalgar.
Plymouth, Mayflower Steps; these steps are symbolic. In 1620 the Plymouth Barbican was a very different place. What did it look like…? There is a mystery and a yarn to be unraveled here… Where did the ‘Mayflower’ anchor? Did she enter Sutton Harbour (the old inner harbour upon which Plymouth was founded and grew) and use … Read more
Navigate with care, Slow ahead, health warning: A dear friend has generously shared a ‘bug’ she went all the way to Australia to get, with me. It seems to like me, a sentiment I do not share with it. Consequently I’m flying flag ‘D’ (maneuvering with difficulty), running at slow ahead and, bummer, not getting … Read more
Plymouth sun shine city, sea air, ocean city, I was up with the larks or in my case Herring Gulls.
Long ago, THE Mayflower, before she sailed into our history books, lay anchored off the tower you see in the middle distance in my photograph.
This morning was one of those ‘far to good to stay in bed even when over tired’ mornings so on I go.
Art news, I’m working on ‘The Mayflower’, research.
If ‘THE Mayflower’ interests you and you’d like to follow or help with the research, don’t hesitate to connect with me.
Following on visits to Portsmouth, London and Bristol, mostly for reasons of art work including my series “Picturesque Wine Villages of Bordeaux”, at dawn today found me at my ‘home port’ mostly to continue researching ‘The Mayflower 2020’ for the next week. I’ll post about developments on my blog www.frickers.co.uk/art/blog and facebook as and when I … Read more
“B I Sunday” ‘a serious’ marine painting, celebration of probably a unique event, an extraordinary insight into those far off lives and times, a ‘full on’ large (ish) painting completed, measures a healthy 76 x 121 cms (30″ x 48″) has so to speak come to ‘Full Stop, finished with engines…’
You can find the story, of the painting, on the B I Sunday page on this web site, enjoy.
An eye witness account, Handley Page Halifax Heavy Bomber lost on its first operation, page updated. Research sources and more added. The eye witness account from Mr. John Loban. Obtt. P. Barte-uffz flying a Messerschmidt Me 110 G4 was radar directed to his victim. Discover the story at http://www.frickers.co.uk/…/the-loss-of-a-new-handley-page…/ Research sources included: “To see The … Read more
“The Mayflower”: Advance notice: I plan to be in my home port, Plymouth, week of the 18th to 24th, mostly to continue researching The Mayflower.
Anyone who wishes to see me, and or share the fun by helping with the research kindly let me know ASAP.
All my contact details are on the contact us page of my web site www.frickers.co.uk/art, contact us
This post is offered as a progress report for my friends who like to see and follow the development of a painting. You can see the ‘sea’ is nearing completion as is this marine painting. “B I Sunday” measures a healthy 76 x 121 cms (30″ x 48″). The ‘details’ shown here will appear larger than … Read more