Author Archives: Guthlac

About Guthlac

An artist, historian and middle aged man who'se aim in life is to try and enjoy as much of it as he can

Rekindling….

  Over the past week or so I’ve been finding the whole Dovid thing a bit too much.  Try as I might I just couldn’t find the energy to get out and make some photographs.   Well the best remedy I … Continue reading

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Sister Knight….

When you buy the first season the Watchmen TV series you also get a series of 2 minute promo/Featurettes.  One of these is of Dave Gibbons drawing Sister Night.  Right at the end Gibbons says ‘…this is my Sister Night…’  … Continue reading

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I’m one with the Wind and Sky….

It is always difficult to tell where things will take you halfway through a project…it is rather exciting as well as terrifying.  The only consolation, if that is the right word, is that as this is a digital painting I … Continue reading

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99 Days…

Last night I started to rewatch the first season of the HBO Watchmen series and I found the whole thing really disturbing.  Not that I had not found the first episode disturbing in the first place as I, like many … Continue reading

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I Don’t think…

And I’m holding on tight to you……

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Resting my Leg…

Sometimes things work – sometimes they don’t.

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Life is a silly thing…

  Boy 2020 is a year to remember.

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Ordinary Photos for Ordinary Lives…

  Whilst many of us try to pretend it isn’t the case deep down we know it is true.  We lead ordinary lives.   Not for us the highs and lows of others but rather the mundane.   Occasionally some extraordinary thing … Continue reading

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The Leicester Lockdown….

So we are approaching decision day – will the Leicester Lockdown Continue?  If it does will the outer suburbs of Leicester which, whilst not within the boundaries of the city, are still part the lockdown be included or should they … Continue reading

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15 Minutes by the Climbing Rose….

  I always find that I am fighting a losing battle trying to capture bees – especially with my antiquated equipment.   Hoverflies on the other hand are far more obliging.

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