weekend wander, june 2/2014

Oh, what a good weekend! I was very fortunate this weekend to have a partner in crime in the person of my lovely sister-in-law, Michelle. Now, I generally enjoy the solitude of my weekend wanders, but there are certainly a few people whom I would always welcome to walk with me. “Mitch” is one of them….

weekend wander – may 25/2014

Hello and happy sunday – especially to those visitors from the other side of the pond who are lucky enough to just be starting theirs! True to my word I managed a weekend wander and a little outdoor sketching today. Given that Saturday was taken up by visit to Basel, that left only sunday for…

weekend wander – may 17/2014

Ah, the weekend. Time for a wander. This weekend I decided to take a different kind from to the hill-ranging ones of late. Realizing that I have been living here for three and a half months and have not yet had a good look around Zug, I decided it was time. Zug may be a…

weekend wander – may 10/2014

Sometime after noon my family had had enough of me ruining their laid-back saturday fun so insisted I “go for my walk.” Thank goodness, even I was getting sick of clucking around the house tidying things that I knew would be a mess again in half an hour. Anyway, they think that post-walk I am a…

weekend wander – may 4/2014

One passion often opens gateways to others. With that in mind it seems natural enough that a person who loves art and loves the outdoors should be drawn to landscape painting. To feed these passions I have been trying to head out on a long walk/hike every weekend. I look forward to this all week as a…

inaugural post

“Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle…” – Lou Dorfsman The above quote is true for the artist, but perhaps even more so for the amateur/hobbyist artist who lacks the language, the confidence, and the community to share something that is an important part of his life. If you find this to…