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Nikolas Pevsner was an architectural and art historian best known for his monumental guides, in County volumes, of The Buildings of England. I first came across his name when I was travelling around Cumbria with an old guidebook of my Mum's. She worked in the Tourist Information Centre in Whitehaven and had a number of reference books to ...

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I have spent the last few years engaging with the Cumbrian landscape in all kinds of media. I have painted and collaged the forests, fells and coasts. When lockdown happened and the shops and galleries closed and the printers closed I was without my sources of income. However I was lucky to have the art materials I needed to create o...

So I'm not going far at the moment. It's been icy on the roads and although numbers of Covid-19 are much lower round here, I'd rather keep a low profile until the vaccine has been rolled out. I have new art materials to play with and my camera with me on my walks and I have been experimenting with images of starlings. I have some gorgeous multi-pri...

I was so excited at the start of the year. My van was nearing completion and I had new work ready to print. I was all set to drive around the county with my books; Pevsner's Cumberland and Westmorland Buildings of England and Cumbrian Villages. Then Covid -19 changed all that. Initially I was unable to create, I was worried about fam...