• dav
  • crossing the viaduct
  • steam dreams
  • family of phoneboxes
  • dav
  • The Old Docks
  • across the Tay
  • Celebrating Buckingham Palace
  • bank holiday
  • summer in Windsor 2
  • Jubilee Barge
  • royal william yard
  • mayflower steps 2
  • saltash bridge
  • olympic celebrations
  • keep calm and celebrate
  • horseguards parade
  • white cliffs of Dover
  • sunset over the Tay
  • Oxford st jubillee
  • Forth rail bridge
  • Dundee Observatory
  • Across the Tay
  • Edinbourgh castle 24x24Acrylic on board
  • battle of britain heroes
  • dunkirk-little-ships
  • westminster-wedding
  • wedding-mall
  • double-deckers-whitehall
  • stones
  • paintings april 2010 019
  • royal ascot
  • castle and chimneys
  • Canterbury Cathedral 004
  • stonehenge 002
  • dreaming spires 002
  • cliveden

Celebrating Britain!

Moorland magic


Ruskin’s view

Turner’s view

Mallett’s view


This is one of the gems of the North West and an allegory on hope

It’s an image every artist is inspired by.

It’s early spring – a time of hope and expectation. Bright sunlight illuminates our distant aims and aspirations. Deep shadows and sculptural trees seem to block the way;  the jigsaw puzzle of stuff  frames the sweep of the river and leads our eye to the majestic sweep of the mountains.


In the foreground the golden daffoldils “they flash upon the inward eye” and  light up our lives  with exuberant colour.


Beauty is all around us. We carry it with us all the time.  Enjoy!



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