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It’s a garden for the “gardenless”. So lucky to have a glorious day for painting – with a clear view over the city from the western side of the park. Thanks Sir Sydney Waterlow!

Waterlow-Park

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There’s a view of the city skyline from Hampstead Heath – right next to Kenwood that’s almost magnetic! And it’s changing all the time…..

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Looking forward to the Fair on The Square where we have a stall. Preparations are in hand to produce small paintings in mounts and cards for sale. Great fun!

the first rose of summerRoses from the garden

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A walk along the lane from the exhibition at Lauderdale House back to Crouch End at dusk was more colourful than usual….

Hornsey-Lane

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Mainly cobalt (on the warmer scale of blue) but with some sepia and cool yellow, the day was far from warm….

Cobalt-dawn

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St-Michael's-Church,-Highga

St Michael’s is at the heart of Highgate’s community. As well as being the parish church it encourages local involvement and hosts activities such as book groups, concerts. Of course a busy time awaits over the next few weeks. It was a joy to be commissioned to paint the church!

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Enough sunshine to paint outside still – but even little Nell was feeling the cold. Looks like the Lauderdale House renovation will be finished in time for the exhibition in November.

lauderdale-with-steps

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