Archive of ‘places to visit’ category

Kettles Yard, Cambridge

Kettle’s Yard Gallery and House is a great place to visit. It is described as ‘neither a gallery nor a museum’. It is intended to be a place where people can feel at home and enjoy art in a relaxed atmosphere. One of my favourite places! You can also see Alfred Wallis paintings among others. Read more…

Konigsallee, Dusseldorf in Germany

Konigsallee is a famous street in Dusseldorf, Germany, and is also very beautiful. It has designer shops that run alongside a canal. I was there in November, which is a good time to catch the Christmas markets, but also to create sketches of the river and the people with their funny little dogs. Read more…

Frenchman’s Creek, Helford, Cornwall

Frenchman's Creek, CornwallWhen a friend kindly invited me to stay in Frenchman’s Creek cottage in Cornwall, I jumped at the chance. Frenchman’s Creek features in a novel of the same name by Daphne Du Maurier. We read it aloud while we were there, while drinking gin & tonics, and laughing hysterically at our fake Cornish/French accents… Read more about Frenchman’s Creek, Cornwall Read more…

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