Thursday, 31 July 2014


"One day your life will flash before your eyes, make sure it is worth watching."


"Constant practice devoted to one subject often outdoes both intelligence and skill."


Monday, 28 July 2014

Porlock Weir

"You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh."

(John Singer Sargent)

"Beauty in art is truth bathed in an impression received from Nature."


Monday, 7 July 2014


"First and formost upon the shore descending southwards, Tenby, a proper fine towne well governed by a major, and strongly walled toward the land, looketh down into the sea from a drie cliffe, very famous for its commodious road for ships, and abundance also of fish there taken..."

(William Camden 1610)

"Before we quitted the coast, we saw Tenbigh, the most agreeable town on all of the sea coast of South Wales, except Pembroke, being a very good road for shipping and well frequented."

(Daniel Defoe)