a monument to persistence: 2008

Year 1 Armed with some basic mosaic skills by Maureen at Pataka Pottery, work begins on the mosaic at Claremont Villa. Days 1-7: The seat spirals incorporate tiles cut beautifully from old crockery by the wonderful Jean Days 8-21: Work on the benches continues, filling between the seat spirals, adding a chess table and some…


The view from my studio is dominated by McCaig’s Tower, a Colosseum-like building on a hill above Oban. Textile panels c. 75x25cm Varied edition: 4 of each Sold Some people take more care to hide their wisdom than their folly. -jonathan swift

oban iii linocut

oban iii

From the deck of the ferry to Mull, Oban is a layer cake of Victorian architecture. Bay-fronted villas wind up the hill from the hotels and distillery on the Esplanade to the Colosseum-like McCaig’s Tower. Linocut Image size 10x30cm Edition:50 Sold out We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us -winston churchill