Food and wine of interest?

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Joel and Marie These Linquette suggested “why don’t you paint the famous French wine villages”? 
 
I quickly realised the most suitable region to make a start was Bordeaux, and of course it was necessary to repeatedly visit the region, meet interesting people and of course, sample the produce. 

Pomerol, baby vines
Pomerol, baby vines, available
 
Looking beyond my immediate concerns, it was suggested the paintings form a core for an exhibition or more together with products of the region; Paris, London, New York, Monaco were mentioned. Thus we have an opportunity for an exhibition manager and for sponsors.

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Dragons Beware !

“There be dragons” For St George & England ! St George’s Church, Great Bromley, Essex, needs new roof, please help raise funds: contact Chairman Fred H. Nicholls, or me (Gordon Frickers). This graphite drawing measures approximately 36 x 25 cms (14” x 10”). I’m happy to donate the original sketch to the church fund or … Read moreDragons Beware !

Historic gems of Plymouth

Today I had the pleasure of visiting the oldest Ashkenazi Synagogue in the English speaking world still in regular use.
 
The synagogue itself, listed as Grade II, is uniquely beautiful.

Plymouth synagogue
Plymouth synagogue
It is renowned amongst both Jews and non-Jews for its peaceful and spiritual ambience.
Like all Georgian synagogues it is quite small and is situated very discreetly. 

Plymouth synagogue
Plymouth synagogue

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