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I am lucky to live on the outskirts of the historic city of Salisbury, just a few minutes walk from the site of the ancient  hill fort of Old Sarum. The city, its Cathedral Close and beautiful surrounding countryside, are a constant source of inspiration.

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The Dog Walkers in the Snow(After Bruegel) 
2010 Pastel on sandpaper. 10  x 20 inch. Sold The Two Sarums. 
2007. Pastel on Paper. 13  x 10.<br />
 100.00
  The view across the Harnham Water Meadows, based on the pastel sketch show next The Two Sarums - sketch. 2006. Pastel on card. 11 x 7. Sold.
 
Coombe Bissett Downs from the South.
2007. Pastel on Sanded paper. 11 x 8 inch. 
Sold 

Coombe Bissett is a lovely, small village, a few miles south of Salisbury. Above the village is a true area of outstanding natural beauty were wild flowers are in profusion. Coombe Bissett Downs from the Village Cricket Pitch . 
2007. Pastel on Sanded paper. 10  x 6 inch. Sold

Another view of Coombe Bissett , this is the view looking south from the village cricket pitch, towards the nature reserve. 

View from Clarendon Palace
2007. Pastel on Paper. 13  x 10 inches. 

Mounted and framed, frame size 23x 19 - 150.00
The view from the ancient Bishop's Place at Clarendon  
Regeneration.  2008 Pastel on sandpaper. 12.5  x 10.5 inches.  170.00 . Mounted and framed, frame size 23  x 19 inches 

Old Sarum's west side was overgrown with scrub, under which hardly anything grew. English Heritage recently cleared it, to the outrage of local ecology groups. It looks awful now, but EH hopes that the scrubbed land will grow back as grassland, more in keeping with the rest of this ancient monument. This painting is based on the  Old Sarum Scrubbed sketch,next, but my main inspiration is Paul Nash's  We are Building a New World . Old Sarum Scrubbed - pastel pencil sketch. Sold The Downs. Pastel on paper. 70.00  
View from Castle Hill Downs.  2007. Pastel on Paper. 13 x 10.
Mounted and framed, frame size 27 x 18 - 140.00

The view from my local downs' path which circles the city. The View from Stinkpot Bridge. 2006. Pastel on paper. 15  x 10. Mounted and framed, frame size 23 x 19 - 130.00
The view across the water meadows at Stinkpot Bridge over the River Avon. Yes, that's its name, based on the pastel sketch shown next Stinkpot - 2006. Pastel sketch on paper. 11 x 7.
Mounted and framed, frames size 18 x 14  - 75.00