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Acrylic and Charcoal on Paper 30cmx23cm The canals of Amsterdam. A maze across the city that are impossible to ignore. Windows into worlds that entice one to look through, and around the next bend. The sun creating its own magic.

Charcoal and Acrylic on Paper 23cmx30cm The dark trees, silhouettes of the bridge over the canal. The hint of people against the buildings, with bits of light reflected off the water, provided a wonderful tonal painting opportunity. The charcoal dominates, creating a somber painting, with mushy dark brooding colours. Not what I was after at all.

Its cold. No rain, and I think there was something that could have been sunshine. A brief spot that wasn't quite grey. The flower market, a rainbow leading to the golden wheels of cheese. Our dinner (Pheasant schnitzel and scallops) was artfully presented, with dashes of veg. The bottle of water (organic, sustainable, green, recycled, expired, carbon neutral) cost more than the glass of