Painting “Bubbles II” – and some step-by-step photos (yes, it could have a better title, but I already had a … More
Tag: cold water swimming
It’s been a while….
Hello! It’s been a long time since I did some proper artwork, or posted anything here, sorry, I am about … More
Happy (belated) New Year 2020
I am aware I should have done this drawing a month ago, January has been a bumpy one and as … More
“Come on Emma, just bloody well get in!” …said Emma
It was not warm in Derwentwater: not yet ‘Baltic’, but well into ‘quite nippy’. It was past sunset and Emma … More
The Training Plan
This drawing is out of season, sorry, it should have appeared in November! I am currently compiling next year’s calendar … More
The difference between Girls & Boys
I’m an artist: I’m not obliged to be politically correct, or even accurate, but there is a difference between girls … More
Welcome to the Silly Season
In truth the Silly Season has been going on since about December if you are a cold water swimmer. If … More
2019 calendars are here!
“Getting into Cold Water” a calendar for 2019 with illustrations by Nancy Farmer I wanted to let you know that … More
With Jackie in Crummock water: “She goes in, even in the winter”
It was not winter, but a cold reluctant spring and feisty April weather (I have been slow to draw this … More
Spring is here, relax, bask in the lovely 7°C !
All things are relative. While the prospect of an Autumnal temperature plummet to seven degrees may cause us to shudder … More