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Where did you get that hat?

Where did he get that hat?

and the scarf

and the other scarf…

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Happy Christmas everyone

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A few more commuters left in the year..

Maybe time left for a frenzy of activity tomorrow.

Until then, another [fellow] beardy.

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Back on the passenger wagons

This was a service on which I actually had use of my hands – most trips while I wait for my motorbike helmet to come back have been to crammed to draw.

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Weymouth & Portland Bill

From the hill behind Eweleaze farm – can’t remember whether I posted this before. Old sketch.

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From La Roma – purveyors of tasty yet odd pizzas.

Have to work on my cars. They always start well, but it’s the wheels that stuff ’em every time.

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Halfway down France

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Ballyhalbert Rainbow

Cracking double rainbow

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Seals off Ballyhalbert

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Newcastle, County Down

In so much rain we couldn’t see the town.  A wanted that car red, but it was black. Done from a great place called Olive Bizarre – recommended.

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Another ancient sketchbook find…

Somewhere near Lodsworth – a year ago almost to the day




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Southend Pier

Now managing to add some colour to old sketches ..

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Everyone needs a holiday

Including me, and this chap.  Pin back yer eyelids for some content at last…


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Back on the train sketching

Difficult to sketch on a motorbike – my new highly effective escape from the clutches of Southern Rail. Nice to have a break though.

Had to respond to this wonderfully shiny pate.



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The Kayak is back

Fantastic evening in Christchurch Harbour

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Lunch sketching

A lot better than yesterday’s effort, which I can’t bring myself to post.


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Thumbnail sketch

Commuter on a train during a strike?


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What do you say?

When it’s the hottest day of the year and someone decides to use your table to park their backside?

Answer: nothing at all…


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Just got a commuter in before the weekend…

He looks like I feel.


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