Swan Nautor Prize

An interesting enquiry arrived this week as a result of my visit to the Monaco Yacht Show and activities more than 10 years previously with Yachting World and the prestigious Nautor Swan European Regattas.

You may know the Swan class are some times described as the Mercedes Benz of production yachts and at Monaco they unveiled their biggest yacht to date, a glorious 90 foot sloop.

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Very Nice

Arrived in Nice on the cote d’azur, via a brief visit to Antibes.   Antibes_rose_IMG_6055_wp.jpg

To stay at a 2 star hotel in Nice about half way from the beaches and railway station, near the old town.Nice_night_IMG_6104_wp.jpg

I had no idea how enchanting Nice can be!

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The quay(s) to Gaillac – what do you know?

The Quay to Gaillac – research – a proposed text for regional journals.

Our aim is to more fully understand the appearance of the Gaillac Quay at its zenith in order for the citizens and visitors to better appreciate Gaillac.

Formerly the quay was the life blood of the Gaillacios, the principal reason for Gaillac’s existence.

If you have time you could help by circulating, blog and generally publish this request for information including to any other suitable press, thank you.

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Misty mornings and models

A lovely misty morning today, Helene took some fine photos, I was unfortunately to tired for an early start having stopped work and gone to anchor at 02.00 this morning so in the best Blue Peter tradition, here’s one I made earlier…  from_CdM_IMG_3714_01.09.08.jpg_wp.jpg

Today I must complete a press release for new print of the Spirit of Mystery in the Southern Ocean painting then work on the wine village series.

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