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Year of the swift

The year my eyes turned to the skies and urban bird, the swift… They scream around the streets of Kendal i was told.  So in the spring i eagerly awaited their arrival. They’ll come. Said the locals. And they did. … Continue reading

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A gorgeous gorging of goldfinch

“How did I get the idea”… a friend asked. Katherine and Iain are art lovers. Their home is filled with beautiful colours and textures, I had previously captured their woodland garden in glass and now it was time for the … Continue reading

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Swaledale

It’s a place… it’s probably an ale. Did you know it is also a sheep! A prized specimen. Farmers pluck their flocks to get the perfect eyes! Hope the farmer in question likes this one….. (?) (yikes) Here is how … Continue reading

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cooo cooo coooooo

A beautiful tale of how a couple had met 60 years ago accompanied this piece… And so a gift for his wife… collared doves and briar rose which hold special significance. (I really enjoyed the talks with David on this … Continue reading

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More is more is Morecambe.

A wedding… sunshine… beaches…. and rainbows in Morecambe was the brief. And so with Morecambe… Well, more is definitely more. Do you not think! More! You want more! Morecambe. Here, is how it developed…  

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Bird on a ball

Not just any bird… And not just any ball… ‘Tis a cactus finch of the variety upon which Darwin based his theory of evolution. Found in the region of Ecuador and the Galapagos. I enjoyed creating this mischievous wee specimen … Continue reading

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Buff breasted paradise kingfisher

(yep. You don’t often see them around here!) This was a commission from Jon the waller in Kendal. It was one of his proudest ‘spots’ from his travels and he wanted it capturing in his back door… (Back door!!… I … Continue reading

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