Sunday, 15 March 2015


Here we are, 12000 miles from West Wales in New South Wales, Australia at Wolli Creek; staying with my granddaughter and our great-grandson, Logan.

85 deg F   
25 deg C

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Painting #50

Nothing special, just a quick still-life to get me back on my feet after the 'flu.

The only comment I have to make is that, fifty paintings ago I would never have dreamt of doing a quick still-life as an exercise to get me painting again; progress is being made.

                                   Still Life            John Simlett
Acrylic on Stretched
 Cotton Canvas
14 x 10 inches
What is of more interest is that we went back to that Country House Hotel in Wiltshire for a few days (See earlier posting) and took photographs of the drawings on the walls of the old place.

Just to remind you: my wife, Pat, saw some drawings and called me, saying they looked like mine. We then looked at the name of the artist ... which we thought was mine for a while. Here they are: