I took time out over the weekend to walk my dogs through a wood near where I live. Having not been there for a while it was magical to see a carpet of bluebells weaving through the trees. Set against the green backdrop it was really stunning to see such a splash of vivid colour. Enchanting! – The shot was taken with my iPhone so not great quality but it should give you rough idea.
One of my absolute favourite things to do is to while away a few hours in a gallery, soaking-up the creativity and craftmanship used to create stunning images and objects. I usually grab these infrequent opportunities between meetings in London however, I have just visited a brilliant little summer exhibition at Barnacre Gallery in my own village of Wargrave in Berkshire. In the grounds of a gorgeous house set on the banks of a tributary of the Thames, Kirsten Jones has set-up several little studios and potting sheds to display some of her own work as well as several other artists from around the local area. It’s amazing how much talent is under your nose! Really nice paintings bursting with colour and optimism – If you are anywhere near I urge you to pay a visit – It’s on until 25th May and is open late until 8pm on Thursdays and Fridays.
Full details can be found here www.barnacregallery.co.uk