top of page

Into town on the monorail...

First of all...this happened quite unasked for but soooo appreciated :)

We met up with one of George's longstanding students, Akiko, who takes us for wonderful meals when we're in Japan. Today's was no exception - a crab restaurant in central Osaka. In on the monorail for part of the journey - but then, I wish I could describe the lovely little noodle cafes and 'French' bakeries lining the underground platforms, they exist in the dark like living in mole tunnels and luscious smells emerge and mingle...but we were headed for the posh stuff! There were seven courses, ending with two teeny squares of the most exquisite cheesecake I have ever tasted. A wonderful lunch.


About this site...
I am an art teacher living and working in Dorset.  I have taught for the Adult Education Service and the University of Bath, plus some supply teaching in my local schools but now I run all my classes and courses privately. This site is intended as an addition to my teaching, primarily for any student who in the week misses a class and wants to catch up.
The lessons are also available for any one anywhere who would like some ideas on what to teach, what to learn or is just interested in seeing what we do.
I'm afraid I won't be able to answer emails asking for comments on anyone's work (other than for currently enrolled students).
I teach three weekly art classes in halls in and around Blandford in Dorset and every six weeks or so I run a Sunday workshop in a village hall on the outskirts of Blandford. I also run a vibrant five-day summer school.. Other than that I spend every available moment in my studio or drawing and painting elsewhere.
I studied for four years at The Slade School of Fine Art where I was awarded The Slade Prize on graduation. I went on to travel and study further finally doing a P.G.C.E at Exeter University with Ted Wragg as my mentor. It was a wonderful year of education which set me in good stead for my years of teaching since then.



No tags yet.
bottom of page