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Diary of an adventure
  -  Diary of an adventure

'Bo-Kaap' Acrylic and marker pen in 425g paper 18cmx29cm   Hi   Jan here With inspiration from the paintings of Alexander Rose-Innes, the street leading up from the deli, with the mosque on the right. I was very conscious of respecting the privacy of the residents, but managed to include a dashing man in his beret and white slacks. So different to the traditional Muslim dress associated with Bo-Kaap. Cape

The first paintings from the 'Nyathi Series' of small works (20cmx20cm) in their new home. 'Rhenosterbos', recycled plastic water bottle butterflies that has been on show at the Imibala Gallery is safely back in the studio. Relieved that it has survived two trips with couriers without damage! Perfect weather for a runout along the Estuary. Quickest I have run for ages, and no blood! The underpainting

‘Dancer’, Oil on canvas 60cmx90cm, hanging in the Studio Apartment. My painting 'Before the Mirror', by Manet part of the 'Masters 2', at the George Museum SCAVA end of year exhibition. David Higgs inspired, ribeye braaied on the Kamado Jan in thyme butter, with Jack Daniels & butter, peppercorn cream sauce with mushrooms and Parmesan. In the studio garden, the fuchsia’s are in flower. Keeping a careful