Category Archives: Watercolor

Beara Peninsula

Yesterday, Tuesday, May 28, we struck our tents and moved the camp to a new location: Aghadoe Heights Hotel in Killarney.  But, on the way, we took a detour and visited Stephen Collins, a friend of Con’s, who has a … Continue reading

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Corfu: Walking-Day Four

Tuesday, June 19: Pelekas to Liapades. Route info: 19.1 km/7 hrs 50 mins; total ascent 590m, total descent 725m. We weren’t scared off by the numbers and we set off about 9:30 a.m. under mostly sunny skies and mostly downhill … Continue reading

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South Bank Stroll

Do you hear that sound?  That’s the sound of four feet barking.  Even though the guide book tells us that our South Bank stroll was only 1 1/2 miles long and could have been completed in one to two hours, … Continue reading

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Molen en Klompen

No, not more Dutch sex stuff.  Windmills and wooden shoes were the order of business for today.  After a good night’s sleep for both of us (hooray), we were greeted by a very foggy morning.  Hmmmm.  We had planned on … Continue reading

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Ex Votos

Narni, Sunday, September 23 Ex votos have nothing to do with whether a person has voted in a previous election but finally said, “enough!  I’ll never vote again!”  Rather, and in the sense of this post, ex votos are majolica … Continue reading

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There’s a Party Going On

Narni, Wednesday, September 19 Yesterday was a low key day. After our long day getting to, being in, and returning from Orvieto on Monday, we all needed to put our feet up and really relax as opposed to seeing-the-sights relaxing. … Continue reading

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Watercolor Reflections

Narni, Sunday, September 16 Our last full day of watercoloring was Friday, September 14.  I wish I had progressed to the point of being able to paint watercolor reflections (as suggested in the title of this post) but lacking that … Continue reading

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Just Me and My Vino

Montisi, Friday, September 14 After yesterday’s lessons, we got to decompress (it’s so very stressful being in Italy and having to draw, paint and enjoy good company) by having our very own wine tasting. Judging from the fact that about … Continue reading

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You Can Draw Anything

Montisi, Thursday, September 13 With an absolutely straight face, Barbara began today’s morning lesson by proclaiming, “you can draw anything.” Obviously, she’s a professional to be able to tell that big, fat porkie without even the slightest of sideways glances. … Continue reading

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Stop Before You Are Done

Montisi, Tuesday, September 11 My single supplement status appears to have been reinstated. My bedfellows have moved out. I did awake with a couple of large mosquito bites (I guess they would form red giants in my astronomical analogy) but … Continue reading

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