Autumn fruits

The wet Summer of 2012 was very unfavourable to tree reproduction, and to any artist looking to find good examples of tree fruit! Artist Sarah Simblet has travelled far and wide to find good examples of arils, berries, cones, drupes and fruits this Autumn for The New Sylva. Talking about her work Sarah said: “In… Read More

English Autumnal landscape

Barrow Wake is a well-known viewpoint near the village of Birdlip in Gloucestershire, England. It has fine views from its seat on the Cotswolds, looking West over the Vale of Gloucester towards the distant Malvern Hills. The view was particularly fine earlier this week when I happened to be passing through the village. The rich… Read More