French Apple Tree


Painted en plein air during my trip to France in 2012, this artwork has made my friend Richard very happy. His wife gave it to him for his 50th birthday, after he had come to gaze at it in my house for a couple of years.

Garden near Camille Claudel Gallery


What I love most about this artwork is that it reminds me of the delightful surprise I received when, after sitting doing this painting in the garden we went inside the Camille Claudel Museum in Nogent-sur-Seine in France. Her sculpture is extraordinary and the way it is presented in the museum is sublime. It definitely […]

Blowing in the Wind

Blowing in the Wind was purchased as a gift by the children of close family friends for their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. I was very touched.

The original for this is a photo taken by English artist Jacky Parker called Soft Tones of Autumn.

Japanese Gardens Toowoomba


These are the Japanese Gardens in Toowoomba, QLD. I have fond memories of them from my time at the McGregor Summer & Winter artist retreats I attended some years ago.

Sophia and Tuesday

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Sophia is my gorgeous niece, daughter of my sister Heather. Sophia and her sister Charlotte loved taking Tuesday for walks at the beach.

Tuesday was our golden Labrador who was with us for fifteen years. Tuesday lived his early life in St George ranging free, going to work with Pete in the back of the ute […]