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

Too much of anything…

Every now and then all the hard work in the garden pays off.  If an Englishman’s home is his castle then what is the garden?

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I should be so lucky

So goodbye to the first heatwave of the year – it was far too hot for me and hello to more bearable weather.  I’m not sure I have moaned about weather forecasters on TV and radio who presume to know … Continue reading

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Don’t ask me I’ll never

The heat is the destroyer of creativity – well at least that is my experience.

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Carry that Weight

Just back from a few days touring the Cinque Ports in England – it was hot and very very sunny – the sort of conditions that Kodachrome 64 and even 25 were made for – perhaps that explains the look … Continue reading

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Don’t worry about anything…

Everybody’s got a thing that they do when it is hot: Some love it and sit out slowly increasing their chances of skin cancer; Others are a little more circumspect but nonetheless they still love the heat.  Me I’m afraid … Continue reading

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Here’s my number

For all those other fathers out there – release your inner Gunter…Oh Ya

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Fix my meals and go away

It is just too hot to do anything other than mess about sketching.

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