Blaye & Richard Sharpe

Blaye painting progress: a landscape painting being created, a town, a port, vineyards and a massive citadel; canvas on covered board measuring 53 x 81 cms (21” x 32”) oils I don’t really like showing this sort of work unfinished yet admit is does now look ‘interesting’, pregnant with colour and possibilities. The old town … Read moreBlaye & Richard Sharpe

Masada, Israel

In answer to my American friend Carol Lynn who asked via my Facebook page…
The so called ‘Dead Sea‘ is actually a very interesting place to discover. I expect you know it is below sea level, the lowest habitable environment on our planet and first invested by mankind a very very long time ago?
The Dead Sea includes (from my “Landscapes in Israel, Collection”) Masada, a World Heritage Site, Symbol of Freedom.

Masada sunset
Masada sunset

Massive Masada is gaunt and arid, haunted and spiritual.

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To seductive Gaillac

To Gaillac, Castelnau de Montmiral and Albi. Later I’ll visit Toulouse too, next week I intend to drive south to the seductive Tarn province.
I’ll be there about a month mostly to paint and meet people.

Gaillac, Abbaye, pont, quatier ancient
Gaillac, Abbaye, pont, quatier ancient

La semaine prochaine, je compte diriger vers le sud de la province Tarn séduisante.
Je serai là environ un mois la plupart du temps à peindre et de rencontrer des gens.

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A brighter future? You may like to know, on the recommendation of my son, as of yesterday I have whatsapp on my French mobile phone (+33 (0) 6 10 66 19 26).
Whatappas: Vous aimerez connaître, sur la recommandation de mon fils, comme d’hier je WhatsApp sur mon téléphone mobile français.

25 July sunrise; Lever 25 Juilet
25 July sunrise; Lever 25 Juilet

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Email issue…

If you have emailed me please be patient or phone (via Skype) or + 44 (0)1865 52 2435 or my French land line 0033 (0)2 99 08 93 20 I can receive but not send email. I’m working on a solution for the following problem: An unknown error has occurred. Subject ‘Re: Fwd: Travel Itinerary for … Read moreEmail issue…