Painting with Kerouac

I have spent the best part of today battling with (a) the lack of light due to a day long power cut, and (b) my new mischievous kitten Kerouac scampering over my sketchbook and watercolours, trying to add some colour to this painting in my sketchbook. However I persevered and this is my painting of…

Tanzania – First impressions

We have been here in Mwanza for about ten days now and despite the obligatory mosquito bites we are settling in well. The house we are living in is huge and my children have been enjoying running around the house and climbing trees. The garden is lush with colourful bougainvillea trees and hibiscus flowers and…

Snow Falling Soundlessly

Last week, when I thought winter in Sweden had long gone, there was an unexpected fall of snow. It came heavily and suddenly one night, submerging the yellow and purple crocus flowers which had already started to grow in the lawns and gardens. It really was rather magical. As inches of snow fell late into…