Some months ago, Ann at http://sketchingwilliam.blogspot.co.uk/ sent me lovely little painting she did of Snippet and, ever since, I've been trying to get round to reciprocating. Ann does a sketch of her lovely Lurcher William every day and it's a great blog to visit, especially if you need cheering up. So, today it is TIPPING down with rain and I have all the lights on. I am totally preoccupied with worry about a friend who has given birth to her baby two months early. He is not at all well and I needed to concentrate on something else. So here is my sketch of William. I'm keenly aware that I'm barely drawing at the moment with all sorts of stuff taking precedence, so it was nice to do something creative rather than administrative or emotive.
Thanks to those of you who have submitted you favourite Christmas card options on the last post. I could do with more, so do please have a look if you haven't already. Fascinating which ones are winning but more data would be appreciated:
Until next time, when I hope to be feeling a bit sunnier, here's a picture I took more than a week ago in a brief respite from the fog and rain: a yellow Buddleia which sits in a wilderness on the way down the drive. It could be a different world looking out of the window today.