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Hibiscus (Original acrylic on canvas)

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Ia, Santorini – is this the world’s most beautiful place?

If not the world’s most beautiful place, Ia (sometimes spelt Oia) at the tip of the Greek island of Santorini, would be indisputably high on the list of contenders. The result of a volcanic eruption that caused the centre of … 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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Heart-felt

Every image tells a story, and that tale depends more on the viewer than the picture itself. Is it a romance or a tragedy? Full of hope or sorrow? A woman anticipating an imminent reunion with her lover or a … 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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Fishing Boats in Mondello, Sicily

My love affair with boats began when I was very young. My father, a keen fisherman, used to take me out on the local river regularly. I would lie back on the padded lifejackets, my fishing line wrapped in anticipation … Continue reading

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Swimming Creek Sunrise

At this time of the morn, the beach is deserted The sand unblemished by the daily scars of footprints My bare feet are the first to crunch the virgin sand Great Neptune slumbers still Everything stands in motionless awe of … Continue reading

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