Canadian summer bliss

Thursday, 30 July 2020 It’s an evening like this that sums up summer in Canada. Sitting by the river, tunes on the box, ducks swimming by, enjoying a cold beverage on a hot evening as the sun teases it’s decent. What strikes me most is the sound of silence. Not the song 🤣, but the…

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Wednesday, 24 July 2019 A beautiful sunny summer day. Not too hot. Today, we said adieu to my beautiful aunt. A beautiful funeral and burial followed by an Irish celebration of life. Eating, drinking, sharing stories and laughter. It does that soul good. Today’s painting is inspired by a photo I took of the Ottawa…

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I have a collection of photos of my favourite beaches hanging on a wall in my bathroom, of all places. Yesterday, one of those beach photos caught my attention and I studied it, long and hard, taking in the colours, hues, shadows, details, and came to the conclusion…this is something I could paint. So, tonight,…

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