All the Things You Are

26 February 2024 By ian

Here’s a recent picture, called All the Things You Are. A smaller version of this picture, together with After You’ve Gone, will be at Mall Galleries from 11 to 16 March for the 103rd annual open exhibition of the Society of Graphic Fine Art. This is always a great exhibition with a wide variety of […]

Distant Views of Portland

19 January 2024 By ian

Along the section of the Jurassic Coast from the Isle of Purbeck as far as Lyme Regis the Isle of Portland is a constant presence. It’s not a true island, being connected to the Dorset mainland by a narrow causeway and by Chesil Beach, which starts at Portland and ends at the pretty village of […]

After You’ve Gone

10 January 2024 By ian

This picture began as just a lovely coastal scene, from a photo taken on a walk around Arne. Arne’s a RSPB reserve on the shores of Poole harbour. It’s a place I’ve been visiting since I was a child (as a proud member of the Young Ornithologists Club). However, the more I looked at and […]

Daniel McNeil

7 October 2023 By ian

This is Daniel McNeil (@danwalksuk on Instagram) who is walking the entire UK coastline to raise money for SSAFA, the armed forces charity. He started two and a half years ago and is due to finish in November. So far he has raised almost £30 000. Please give him a follow and make a donation […]

Purbeck Artisan Yard

2 October 2023 By ian

The Purbeck Artisan Yard is a fantastic place in Wareham, Dorset that hosts the work of a number of local artists and makers. It’s full of really wonderful art of every kind. Each month they make spaces available for guest artists and throughout the whole of October I’ve got one of those spaces. I have […]