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waimakariri i

The snow-fed Waimakariri river flows about 150 kilometres from the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean across the Canterbury Plains, and is braided with wide shingle beds for much of its length. Linocut Image size: 75x205mm Edition:20

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The Marakihau is a sea monster in Maori mythology, with a fish-like tail and a hollow forked tongue which can suck in fish, boats & men. This marakihau is shown in Lake Pukaki, in front of Aoraki/Mount Cook Linocut Image size 15x21cm

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The Marakihau is a sea monster in Maori mythology, with a fish-like tail and a hollow forked tongue which can suck in fish, boats & men. This marakihau is shown in Lake Pukaki, in front of Aoraki/Mount Cook Linocut Image size: 15x21cm

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Aoraki means Cloud Piercer in the Ngai Tahu dialect of the Maori language, an appropriate name for New Zealand’s highest mountain. Lake Pukaki is fed by the Tasman River, which has its source in the Tasman and Hooker glaciers.  Finely ground rock particles give the lake its distinctive blue colour. Linocut Image size: 15x21cm

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aoraki-pukaki ii

Aoraki means Cloud Piercer in the Ngai Tahu dialect of the Maori language, an appropriate name for New Zealand’s highest mountain. Lake Pukaki is fed by the Tasman River, which has its source in the Tasman and Hooker glaciers.  Finely ground rock particles give the lake its distinctive blue colour. Linocut Image size: 15x21cm

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aoraki-pukaki i

Aoraki means Cloud Piercer in the Ngai Tahu dialect of the Maori language, an appropriate name for New Zealand’s highest mountain. Lake Pukaki is fed by the Tasman River, which has its source in the Tasman and Hooker glaciers.  Finely ground rock particles give the lake its distinctive blue colour. Linocut Image size: 15x21cm

tuatara ii

Tuatara are lizard-like reptiles, found only in New Zealand.  The tuatara is the only remaining member of the order Sphendontia: other related species are thought to have become extinct about 60 million years ago. Linocut Image size: 75x200mm

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tuatara i

Tuatara are lizard-like reptiles, found only in New Zealand.  The tuatara is the only remaining member of the order Sphendontia: other related species are thought to have become extinct about 60 million years ago. Linocut Image size: 75x200mm Edition: 30

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waverley

The Waverley, launched in 1947, is the world’s last sea-going paddle steamer. For Betty Linocut Image size: 31x11cm Varied edition:30 Sold out If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the…

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engagement

For Emma, the Renfrewshire lass in paisley-patterned trousers, and Kenny, a member of the Tartan Army Linocut Image size 10x14cm Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction. antoine de saint-exupery

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the visitors

McCaig’s Tower is a popular visitor attraction in Oban.  Many hardy souls pause to admire the view or a glorious sunset, after the long hard climb from the town centre. Linocut Image size 20x5cm Edition:50 £20

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betrothed

For James, the English farmer, & Stine, the little Danish mermaid. Linocut Image size 6x10cm Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction. antoine de saint-exupery

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stalker view iv

Castle Stalker is implausibly picturesque, standing on an islet in Loch Laich, between Oban and Fort William.  The castle was built in the 14th century, and restored in the 20th.  Monty Python fans will recognise it as Castle Aaaargh from The Holy Grail. Linocut 6x20cm Edition: 50 Sold out FRENCH GUARD: Allo, dappy English k-niggets…

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stalker view iii

Castle Stalker is implausibly picturesque, standing on an islet in Loch Laich, between Oban and Fort William.  The castle was built in the 14th century, and restored in the 20th.  Monty Python fans will recognise it as Castle Aaaargh from The Holy Grail. Linocut 6x20cm Edition: 50 Sold out FRENCH GUARD: Allo, dappy English k-niggets…

stalker view ii

stalker view ii

Castle Stalker is implausibly picturesque, standing on an islet in Loch Laich, between Oban and Fort William.  The castle was built in the 14th century, and restored in the 20th.  Monty Python fans will recognise it as Castle Aaaargh from The Holy Grail. Linocut 6x20cm Edition: 50 Sold out FRENCH GUARD: Allo, dappy English k-niggets…

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stalker view i

Castle Stalker is implausibly picturesque, standing on an islet in Loch Laich, between Oban and Fort William.  The castle was built in the 14th century, and restored in the 20th.  Monty Python fans will recognise it as Castle Aaaargh from The Holy Grail. Linocut 6x20cm Edition: 50 Sold out FRENCH GUARD: Allo, dappy English k-niggets…

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bites ii

Hidden secret of New Zealand …. The ferocious biting New Zealand sandfly … There are thirteen species in New Zealand, but only two species bite: the New Zealand blackfly (Austrosimulium australense), and the West Coast blackfly (A. ungulatum). Linocut Image size: 92x202mm Edition:50 £30 We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they…

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bites i

Hidden secrets of Scotland …. The Highland midge (Culicoides impunctatus) (Scots: midgie) is a small flying insect, prevalent in Scotland from late spring to late summer. Female Highland midges are notorious for biting humans. Linocut Image size: 92x202mm Edition:50 £30 We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude…

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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

oban ii

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 20x30cm Edition:30 Sold out

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oban

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 20x30cm Varied edition:52 Sold out We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us. -winston churchill

what the victorians did for oban

Oban owes much to the Victorians, who turned a quiet fishing village into a busy gateway to Hebridean tourist attractions.  Much Oban architecture is Victorian, from the colosseum-like McCaig’s Tower dominating the skyline, to the villas clinging to the hillside and the hotels lining the esplanade. Linocut Image size 278x180mm Edition:30 Sold out I want…

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The Black Guillemot’s striking red feet and gape make it easy to identify.  A few pairs breed in Oban Bay every year, roosting in crevices on the Esplanade sea wall. Linocut Image size 154x102mm Edition: 6 Sold out

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The Black Guillemot’s striking red feet and gape make it easy to identify.  A few pairs come to Oban Bay to breed every year, roosting in crevices on the Esplanade sea wall. Linocut Image size 13x9cm Edition:3 Sold out

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Gylen Castle stands on a rocky headland at the southern end of Kerrera. It was built in the 16th century and destroyed less than a century later by the Covenanter Army, who beseiged the castle and killed all occupants. The castle has commanding views over the Firth of Lorn, towards the Garvellach Islands and Mull.…

gylen ii

Gylen Castle stands on a rocky headland at the southern end of Kerrera. It was built in the 16th century and destroyed less than a century later by the Covenanter Army, who beseiged the castle and killed all occupants. The castle has commanding views over the Firth of Lorn, towards the Garvellach Islands and Mull.…

gylen i

Gylen Castle stands on a rocky headland at the southern end of Kerrera. It was built in the 16th century and destroyed less than a century later by the Covenanter Army, who beseiged the castle and killed all occupants. The castle has commanding views over the Firth of Lorn, towards the Garvellach Islands and Mull.The…

columba ii

Saint Columba’s Cathedral stands in a prominent position on Oban’s Esplanade, often silhouetted against spectacular sunsets over Kerrera, Mull & Morvern. Linocut Image size 20x15cm Edition: 3 Sold out

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Saint Columba’s Cathedral stands in a prominent position on Oban’s Esplanade, often silhouetted against spectacular sunsets over Kerrera, Mull & Morvern. Linocut Image size 77x94mm Edition: 2 Sold out

stalker vi - linocut

stalker vi

Castle Stalker is implausibly picturesque, standing on an islet in Loch Laich, between Oban and Fort William. The castle was built in the 14th century, and restored in the 20th. Monty Python fans will recognise it as Castle Aaaargh from The Holy Grail … Linocut Image size 20cmx15cm Edition: 8 Sold out