Facebook Live 15.5.20

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If things had gone according to plan we would now be over at Keswick setting up for the Mountain Festival this weekend. As with many events this one has now been cancelled due to the Coronavirus. As in previous years I was asked to be a guest speaker at the…

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My hand has been forced

The power of the big boys. Any one who has been following the progress of The Wainwrights in Colour book or may even have kindly purchased a copy from the website here or even attended one of the many talks that I have given around the country on the subject,…

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Imitation……the follow up.

Wainwright Society Challenge Book

A recap. Readers of this blog may recall a post that I made back in May regarding the Wainwright Society’s Challenge this year “Imitation, the highest form of flattery” which generated a deal of conversation (and support) on social media and via emails and I thank all of you who got…

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Imitation=highest form of flattery

Robinson from Scope End

In the ten years of working on The Wainwrights in Colour I was concerned that someone would come along and try to steal my thunder by either copying my idea and in fact there was another artist who attempted to do so but in oils however this quickly fell by…

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Just a simple Thank You

BBC Countryfile Magazine Book of the Year Award

I have been asked recently if winning the BBC Countryfile Award comes with some financial reward or fame on TV, well sadly not, these awards are a huge honour but no chance of getting out onto the fells with Ellie Harrison just yet. However, the good folk down at BBC…

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Keeping it local

Oswells, Barnard Castle

 Those who have been following my “book publishing” adventures over the past few months will have seen my network of stockists of The Wainwrights in Colour book speading on the google map here. This has taken time on my part to visit each and every one of these high street…

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And the winner could be……

TGO awards 2017

Well it is certainly busy here at the minute, things have hardly calmed down since The Wainwrights in Colour Book was launched back in May. The intervening five months have seen me fulfilling all the orders for the book both from private individuals as well as multiple orders from the…

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Last of the many

Cockermouth-MRT

Yet another busy week has gone by but with a special twist. These weeks are still busy with all things focused on The Wainwrights in Colour Book, any chance of a holiday hasn’t come over the horizon yet but needs must. The highest priority is to fulfill orders and commitments…

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