IN THE COUNTRY
Date; 12th January 2019
The scene is of a fox hunt. The dogs are confused and have lost the scent of the fox. They do not realise the crafty fox has scurried up through the hollow of a dead tree and cheekily looks down at them.
Date; 5th March 2019
Cenarth is a wonderfully picturesque village in Wales that I visited and I just had to paint it.
Cenarth Falls are a cascade of delightful waterfalls and pools. Set astride the river Teifi, this beautiful, idyllic village is famous for it's annual salmon leap.
Date; 6th August 2019
Two children are in the countryside. Sat against a backdrop of waterways, the boy fondly makes the girl a daisy chain, sealing their friendship.
Date; 11th February 2020
A farmer takes his horse and foal for a walk in the countryside.
Date; 12t August 2020
Wren chicks with beaks gaping wide from hunger are crying for food. Their dutiful parents sit nearby. One has a delicious moth to satisfy their cravings.
But all is not as nice and idyllic as it seems. The chicks are not the only birds hungry. A magpie has spotted them and eagerly eyes the babies.
Date; 12th November 2020
This is a twist on the circle of life theme.
A farmer is about to shoot an eagle, just as it readies itself to prey on a cat. The cat hungrily looks at a Robin which is eating a worm that has just crept out from a grave.