Qutub Minar, India

The Lure of India

The Lure of India has always beckoned.  As an artist, the colours, the culture, the costumes,  the diversity attracted me like a magnet! Our travel company  advised us that we would be: impressed bewildered fascinated depressed thrilled frustrated inspired and amazed. Never a  truer statement was made! *** This is just a taste of what …

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Nepal Fundraiser Painting Raffle

Nepal Emergency Appeal

Fundraising  Nepal Emergency Appeal Painting Raffle This is a painting of the Nyatapola Temple erected in 1701. It is a 5-story pagoda in Bhaktapur, Nepal. In honour of Siddha Laxmi, the Hindu goddess of prosperity, an iconic building that has survived the recent earthquake. This can be  interpreted as  a sign of strength and hope for the Nepalese people.

Rembrandt - a self portrait

Late Rembrandt at Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Having just returned from Amsterdam and a visit to the  Rijksmuseum  I was so pleased to discover the presentation of the first major retrospective view of the late work of Rembrandt. This is  a once-in-a-lifetime event to see this  collection from the great Master of the Golden Age, Rembrandt van Rijn.