The New and Living Way Opened for Us

The New and Living Way Opened for Us

It was during Lent of last year that I found myself reflecting on aspects of the Passion narrative and details I’d previously given little thought to. I pondered why all three Synoptic authors had deemed it vital to include in their text, as Jesus breathed his last,...
Balwen Welsh Mountain Sheep

Balwen Welsh Mountain Sheep

Balwen Welsh Mountain Sheep As I live close to the Seven Estuary and the Wye Valley on a hillside I enjoy some amazing weather conditions, especially first thing in the morning. The other day I awoke to dense fog which was taking its time to clear. Gradually the sun...
Rhapsody of an Indian Bean Tree

Rhapsody of an Indian Bean Tree

Indian Bean Tree (Catalpa) It was whilst painting in the Tuscan village of Stazzema amidst the Apuane mountain range around eighteen months ago, that I first became acquainted with the fascinating Catalpa Tree, commonly known as the ‘Indian Bean Tree’. So...