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The harbour at Lyme Regis is known as the Cobb. It has some famous literary and cinematic associations. Now it houses a marine aquarium but it’s also used by working boats…….

Crab-pots-on-the-Cobb

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Gwynedd, North Wales. The village is located in Penrhyndeudraeth, on the estuary of the River Dwyryd,¬†…You can almost hear the helicopter – or its sidekick, Rover – coming into earshot.

The-estuary

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In Mexico and Panama. The first is a bay in Oaxaca¬† (Wahaca) state called Puerto Escondido, a safer place for swimming and fishing trips than along the coast. The second is a distant view of the cloud forests from a bridge on the Rio Caldera in the Chiriqui province. How different from a rainy January in London…

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Exhibition over now so must get back to painting. So what better than a scene I know really well. Where the tourist amphibious vehicles enter the water, near Vauxhall Bridge, and directly opposite the Tate Britain, the casual beachcomber can take in some iconic London sights.

Thames-near-Reach

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The pictures are all in place, the Private View has passed off very successfully and the paintings are selling well. It’s very satisfying to see red dots appearing!HWGdisplay

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A perfect day for the seaside – sunny, warm with a light breeze and most of the summer crowds have left. There was a man with a hefty camera kit with all the fine lens and paraphernalia and a lady with a little dog (and a copy of Chekhov?).

Brighton-seaspray

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Now that Autumn’s here (yes all the signs say it is) it’s time to fit in some trips to the seaside with the rest of London for company! How the pier copes is quite a mystery. And in the Pavilion all the visitors scarcely look up from their audio tours to view the wonders around…..

Brighton-Pier

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