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A bird in Lyon


We found this little guy perched on a planter as we were walking in Old Town Lyon, France.   Advertisements

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Remembering Golspie


Someone asked me, “What was the best place on your trip?” The first place that came to mind was Golspie in Scotland. I loved the place, even the weather, and best of all I made two new friends that I … Continue reading

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Another from Tuscany


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Last evening in Italy


This has been an amazing trip. Hard to believe it is winding down. Tomorrow we take the train to Lyon, through the alps. Hanging out in our room I saw yet another dome, have no idea what it is but … Continue reading

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A quick sketch of Crichton Castle


I did this in about 10 minutes as an experiment with a technique to make travel sketching easy and teachable.

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Eze, Côte d’Azur, France


This has long been on our bucket list, it was worth it. After a bus ride up a steep, curvy mountain road – the drivers must think they are driving sports cars – we hiked up and down this medieval … Continue reading

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A gift for our hosts


We stayed 5 nights at Gite le Chat Rouge, an Airbnb in Robion France. Tricia and I would love to come and stay for a month sometime. So I did a painting as a thank you.

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