April 2013

image026.jpgBare winter trees. My new painting project!

 

image027.jpgand fields of last year’s corn stubble. (Australian trees on gailengel.net)

 

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Daffodils by the roadside                                       Primroses in the garden                                                                   The clematis is doing well

 

image031.jpgThere is a most remarkable demolition going on in Guémené The old school building further up Rue Mazé is being taken down bit by bit. A new health centre will take its place.

 

Monkey puzzle trees seem to come with extraordinary houses

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Ploërdut (Morbihan)                                                                                                            Maël-Carhaix (Côtes d’Armor)

 

The winter trees project is underway, in the shop where morning sun streams through the windows.image036.jpg

 

A road trip:

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In my trusty Fiat hire-car I set off to visit friends in Spain.                                            Past the Canal du Midi

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Carcassonne                                                                                                                        and on to Empuriabrava on the Costa Brava

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On the way back there’s snow on the Pyrenees                                                           Oradour-sur-Glane, a poignant reminder of the horror of WW2

 

 

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