Ukraine authorities say seized Russian tanks don’t need to be declared on tax form.
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A neighbourly lunch in France, a beautiful table, French style. The art of table decoration is much prized here in France so here’s an example for you to enjoy. a 🎈happy birthday🥂🎈 for my lovely if shy neighbour.🙂⚓ A lunch invitation to a French home or village fete can in France typically start at mid … Read more
A rainbow over my bedroom this morning. Is this a good sign? I had a 3rd vaccination yesterday so I do hope this is a good sign as i am keen to resume working with my paintings 😄!
France, autumn and winter, the South West at Durfour in the lee of the Montains Noir. I’m poorly and staying with my cousin Maureen and her husband Michel Boyer. Autumn and winter seem to be arm in arm here in the South of the Tarn this year. It’s cold here today, 2 C, they won’t … Read more
What a glamorous life I lead? My top quality respect goes to the cleaners I’ve met. How do they do that so well and so quickly? Glamour? Hedges all trimmed, shutters painted, and now today a very clean salon floor. I have this odd feeling that really, I should be working with paintings. Tant piss, … Read more
Autumn”A man shall have his seasons as a leaf upon a tree” : should be a painting ! from a traditional English folk song often played in East Sussex when I lived there building boats. I don’t recall the title of the song. I made this photograph a few years astern while living in the … Read more
Family lunch with some of my cousins. For me a very very rare special treat as, careless or bad luck, I have lost my immediate family. I could not have been made more welcome !
This week and next I am on tour in S W France in the remote Tarn department. I am visiting people and places around Castelnau de Montmiral where I lived for 9 years. I’m attending to some business including a new commission. I’ve had a very full and amazing day here today and it’s not … Read more