Golfe Juan boat


Walking along the port, we noticed this charming old fashioned boat nested in a forest of masts in the background.


“QUEL CIRQUE”exhibition in Valbonne

quel cirque29 January – 14 February 10.30am – 6.30pm
Official opening Saturday 30th January at 12noon.
Open every day except Mondays from 10.30am- 6.30pm
The HANGAR Exhibition ‘Quel Cirque’ takes place in the Salle St Esprit in Valbonne (next to the church). With sculptures, paintings in oil, acrylics, watercolours, drawings, and handmade prints from Hangar members Setup as a circus – A must-see!

Beautiful door in Cannes


I was walking in Cannes in a pedestrian area and discovered this beautiful door with two heads in its wood panel. The little one at the bottom looks like the face of the Green Man.



Cagnes sur mer statue

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This is a statue created by a Swedish artist which stands along the seaside walk and cycling path in Cagnes sur mer. It makes me think of a beautiful flying mermaid!




I received yesterday a beautiful postcard from my goddaughter who was on holiday there.

I was struck by the geometry and the repetition of shapes and colours of the cityscape. Inspired by this visual play, I decided to do a sketch which would put the emphasis on that rythm not being too fussed about accuracy.


Winter feeling


Although is was not snowing today, this is how I felt…

(Greyfriars Bobby Skye Terrier statue in Edinburgh)


Ballet dancing at the Paris Opera


I went to the Paris Opera a few years ago to  have the pleasure of watching my niece dancing as a member of the corps de ballet. It is always with pride that I think of her and her achievements. You have to be super fit all the time to be a ballet dancer at that top level. It is such hard work but to be travelling the world and be part of something so prestigious must be very rewarding.


I dedicate these ballets shoes to my lovely niece to show  how proud of her I am.