Tag Archives: Peace

Calla Lilies (Original acrylic on canvas)

This one isn’t for sale. I’m pleased to say that it’s in the possession of the lovely lady who gave me the flowers that inspired it. I adore the natural curves and undulations and folds of these gorgeous flowers.

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The Christmas Truce by Carol Ann Duffy

The subject matter has woven its way into our collective consciousness, but it has perhaps never been so beautifully described as in this poem by the current poet laureate (and the first woman to hold the post), Carol Ann Duffy. … Continue reading

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Spring Wildflowers in Crete

Crete in April is a delight, not only as the masses of sun-craving tourists have not yet imposed upon the island’s tranquility, but also because a sea of wildflowers spreads itself across the rugged landscape. The Venetian fortress at Rethymno, … Continue reading

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Sculpture of the Veiled Christ

In the heart of the surging, chaotic cacophony that is Naples, there lies an oasis.  Within the Museo Cappella Sansevero lies a sculpture of such sublime and arresting beauty that it seems as though the artists’ hands were guided by … Continue reading

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Boats at Ullswater, Lake District

This gentle scene greeted me during a walk around Ullswater in the Lake District. This lake is not as famous as Windermere and therefore less spoilt by the ceaseless tread of tourists.  Here remains an essence of the same tranquility … Continue reading

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Morocco Vista

I believe that the spirit of Christmas time transcends any one religion. It is an opportunity for the fundamental goodness that exists in all humankind to shine through like the star of the Christmas story. This photograph was taken during … Continue reading

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Pelican Wings

  Australian pelicans are truly magnificent birds with an incredible wingspan! On land they waddle awkwardly but in flight they are infinitely graceful. In this shot, I love the way the soft morning sunlight brings out the delicate pink of … Continue reading

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Dreams of the Alhambra (Original short film)

A glimpse of the fluid beauty of the Islamic architecture in the Alhambra Palace, Granada

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A Motion and a Spirit

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London Daybreak with Wordsworth

There are moments when even London, with all its buzz and bustle, falls into tranquillity and a stillness so profound that one can almost fancy one hears the quiet rhythm of its breathing. At such times, it feels like tiptoeing … Continue reading

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