Author Archives: Gwynn Smith

Sometimes…

Sometimes there are things that just make us happy, we often don’t know why, but they just do. This painting by Matisse just makes me feel happy. and then……………….   sometimes cats just want to have fun. Advertisements

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Monday Morning Musings

  I am not going to wax lyrical about how bad I am at blogging, but, seriously life does get in the way of the things we love doing. Instead I am going to write about how much I love … Continue reading

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Steve McCurry Painting

A year or two ago I came across this beautiful photograph by Steve McCurry and I knew I had to paint it.   I emailed Steve to ask permission to paint it and was so excited when he consented. The … Continue reading

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Friday Favourites

I have a new obsession which grew from an old obsession, Lily Ponds. I have always been entranced by Monet’s Lily Ponds and can quite understand his need to keep painting the water, the reflections, the textures and the continual … Continue reading

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Rainy days and Mondays…

I am a summer person, there is nothing I love better than long, hot sunny days. Days that start early with buttery yellow light and birdsong. We are heading into “Winter”, I put inverted commas because according to the rest … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musings

This is a rather special Monday, there will be a super Supermoon tonight. Sure, there have been Supermoons before — this will be the second in a series of three this spring. But, the full moon that peaks  tonight will … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musings

………………….daydreaming……………….. It’s Monday and it has followed a rather dark and drizzly weekend, the kind that keeps you indoors and totally unproductive. I have a confession, we binge watched a series, never done it before, but felt not a shred … Continue reading

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