Organismic self

Working today on the original or organismic self. The part we are born with, our true self. Where the true and best part of us lives, is found. The large canvas is now exploring a figure about to be born from the flank of a doe. The figure appears to be wrapped in a cocoon […]

Garden going to sleep

The garden has bursts of summery joy when the sun shines, and it is wonderful. The flowers are even more brilliant in their last days; yesterday a butterly came, and still bumblebees visit. Nerines flower gorgeously, and drifts of cosmos. Taking out the summer crops makes me a little sad, but then when I spread […]

Poem by Rilke/Horses/Laura/

I was in London on Friday, after a very early start and long journey.On the train I read some of the Little Flowers of St. Francis. I met with Laura Gascoigne at the British Museum, we had an illuminating visit to the ‘Horse’ exhibition which finished today. In the show I loved the very early […]

Studio work, September, after Italy

Three days working hard in my studio, on small pieces, but each intense and concentrated. The ecological balancing act coming through strongly. The experiences in the Church of San Francesco, in Sansepolcro, with the miraculous Holy Face and the little Church on top of Isola Maggiore, Lago Trasimeno, very much with me in my studio.