HMS Formidable, 1942 – Seafires returning, following a post on Twitter by author David J B Smith on a related subject, page thoroughly updated. The original was commissioned by a lady whose husband was on Formidable for 4 years, the linked ‘further reading’ page is a remarkable insight. This painting provided the link that won a unique invitation to exhibit at the European Parliament May 2011, the first marine artist invited.
BBC SW Radio Devon morning chat show hoste Gordon ‘Sparkie‘ Sparks usually interviews Gordon Frickers when the latter is in Plymouth. Here sparks fly, Gordon Frickers is interviewed by Gordon Sparkie Sparks, both men sparkle. Now at last we can share this classic interview via this WordPress blog with special thanks to Stuart Geddes for … Read more