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Waterways

Bunting on the boat

bunting on the boat

On the River Thames at Cookham I came across the actor Timothy Spall and his wife in their Princess Matilda houseboat.

I’ve based this painting on their boat but changed the colour of the boat from all black. I loved the bunting and the sunlight and shadows. Incidently, we were celebrating David Walliams epic swim along the Thames, and both Timothy and I had met David at the Ferry Pub for breakfast.

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