Category Archives: drawing

Dalserf – Kirk Road

Drive along the Clyde Valley tourist route towards Lanark (A72) and you will pass a small sign to Dalserf Church. Slow down and you will see a further sign “Dalserf 1655” and you may catch a glimpse of the street … Continue reading

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Drawing a Scottish Street: Bloomgate, Lanark

Scotland is an ongoing adventure but leaving Staffordshire was quite a tug.  After living 24 years in the area you can imagine that the hardest part was saying goodbye to friends and all those people that make up the fabric … Continue reading

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Lord Combermere and the Crown of Audlem

The Lord Combermere Audlem, is a family run pub and has a regular entry into the Good Beer Guide. It’s situated at the intersection of Audlem’s two main roads, one of which was the Market Drayton to Nantwich turnpike road and … Continue reading

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Drawing Micklegate, York, Part One

York has four ‘gates’ or ‘bars’ leading into to the city and Micklegate is the one most familiar to me. I grew up in York, going to nearby Bar Convent school and would often cycle into town along Micklegate, aware … Continue reading

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2-30a High Street, Eccleshall

Hello and a warm welcome back to my blog. I have had a quiet spell recovering from some  fractures and it is great to be back drawing again. It has been a tonic to work on the second drawing of … Continue reading

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Eccleshall – Stone Road

Hello and welcome back to my drawing archive. It has been a while since I have posted over here but it doesn’t mean I have fallen off the wagon, far from it! I have been getting stuck into quite a … Continue reading

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Bishy Road, East Side

The Bishy Road is complete! It has been a delight to draw this street and to get such an enthusiastic response to my drawings. Thank you Bishy Roaders! As my first drawing of this street went to press, you were … Continue reading

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Market Place Burslem, North Side

  This fine 19th century building has beautiful ceramic tiles at the gable apex and was once used as meeting rooms for the Liberal Club. It is wonderful to see that since its state of dereliction it has been repaired … Continue reading

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Burslem: Market Place, South Side

  This project to reinstate the original window layout to the first and second floors of the Post Office was done with the help of the  Burslem Regeneration Company. There was a meeting held here in 1769, between Josiah Wedgewood … Continue reading

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Audlem, Stafford Street, The Square and Shropshire Street

The following drawings are all extracts from the one drawing of this beautiful village in Cheshire, close to the borders of Staffordshire and Shropshire. It is a place that our family have visited for almost twenty years by this summer … Continue reading

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