In my local park, LS7.
A painting from memory.
Helsby Hill overlooks Frodsham Marshes and the River Mersey. Welsh hills in the distance.
This afternoon, about 4 o’clock. Walking home, I was hailed and rained on.
Painted yesterday – with brush, and direct from the tube.
See the whole Eastertide gallery here.
Spring is on the way, thankfully, and the daffodils are blooming.
I painted these ones a couple of weeks ago.
The daffodil is the national flower of Wales, and today is Saint David’s Day.
Saint David is the patron saint of Wales.
The footpath heading south from Corporal Lane, Queensbury, BD13.
Shibden was formerly spelt Schepedene – the sheep vale.
It’s high up and my brother lives nearby. We joke about how it’s always 10° colder there than in Leeds – even though he’s only 20 miles away…
Despite the ongoing difficulties, people of various ages have
been out enjoying the snow.
Or in my case, watching people of various ages enjoying the snow…
This was last Friday afternoon, in Chapel Allerton Park, LS7.
And it was a beautiful day.
New paintings for a new year…
Witch hazel is said to have various healing properties – something
we could all do with right now.