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I have become fascinated by short Japanese poems. They’re about as visual as language gets and as intellectually and emotionally intense as a stock cube. I started painting them because I had always intended to move beyond simply painting what was in front of me and they gave me a […]

Updated: Japanese Poetry


The dawn image  in the Japanese poetry series is something that I wanted to revisit. Making the Runnymede Ghosts series involved a lot of walking along the riverbank at dawn on my way to and from the meadows and gave me lots of raw material. These two are in fact […]

River Thames at Dawn


I thought I’d see what happened if I turned the colour right up to 10 – I had with the sky a few times previously but this is the first time I really celebrated the colour green as it’s always been the set set of colours I find most difficult […]

Summer Shade



In 2015 I took part in a major festival celebrating the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta at Runnymede. I had a solo exhibition with Royal Holloway, University of London when it opened its doors to the public for the anniversary weekend. Magna Carta is the document that […]

Runnymede Ghosts