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Robert Jones
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Eyes front.
Got my new lenses this morning - a big shock .... The improvement in my vision is dramatic,  I can see colour better, especially when it comes to differentiating the darks, so I've no excuse for not painting. Now, I'm relying on you, here and on Facebook, t...

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On the road again.....
At last the heaving chest has subsided; I've been able to get to the hospital for my eye checkup, following my problematic cataract operation - very thorough tests today reveal there's a cataract in the other eye, but it's in its infancy and neither the sur...

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The sold paiting
This is the painting I sold to Australia - from a walk along the old Blackgang Road, painted in 2015 in watercolour.

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ILL!
What a few weeks this has been.... First my eye operation goes wrong, and I have to have a second procedure - though not painful. Then, my landlady's family - three grandsons, daughter, sort-of-son-in-law - arrive from Australia; very nice to see them all, ...

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Christmas Greetings Getting slowly back to normal following my eye operation, and in the meantime, here's a festive Guinea pig.

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Robert Jones commented on a post on Blogger.
Half asleep this morning, I clicked on an email claiming to be from Amazon: fortunately, my Antivirus (AVG) blocked the website immediately and advised me it was a known phishing site. I count myself as being, usually, careful with emails and links, but I very nearly fell for this one. You can't be too careful.

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Ferdinand
Long gap in my posting progress - don't really know why, but I do sometimes feel I'm the only one looking at this blog: and as I probably am, I'll just say Hallo to myself, and offer a cheery wave! Robert, I think you're just lovely.  A little inclined to t...

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Once these places have gone, they can never be re-created.

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On the March
I suppose this is an oil study, more than anything else.  It's based on a photograph on Tennyson Down, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, by my younger brother Brian.  An area I know very well, although I'm not on first name terms with the cow. For those intere...

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Struck down
This has been a fraught and difficult couple of weeks, and painting has had to take a back seat.  My landlady suffered a stroke and is still in hospital around two weeks later: it's amazing how one loses track of time. I do have a painting planned, but am n...
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