Feeling Sorry for Men
I’m feeling sorry for men (excluding Scotsmen in kilts of course) who never get to feel the gentle breeze wafting beneath one’s billowing skirt on a hot Summer’s day.
Brextra Time? (pardon my pun) Last week in Brussels Irish Deputy PM said extra time might be afforded Britain to come up with a Brexit trade deal to avoid economic havoc when leaving the EU. Simon Coveney suggested, “If Britain asks for more time, and if that is necessary to get to a sensible agreement,…
35 degrees centigrade and rising!
Love Is Going Walking And Seeing A Lapwing
The Lapwing Valentine Day 14 February 2017 My first linocut print! This is my first ever Lino cut print. I was inspired to portray a lapwing from my visit to Rainham Marshes this Sunday where we saw a whole load of them. Love is going walking and seeing a lapwing Escaping the city is my…
Global Scoble is a title I use when I’m feeling…Global! I am interested in the world and all and everything in it. I like things that rhyme, and global rhymes with my surname Scoble-so there you have it! The origin of what I like to think of as my blogging handle. It is also the name…
Camping for A Really Good Break!-In the Fibula
I have done something so darned stupid. I’ve broken my leg! When we say ‘Let’s go away for a break’-we don’t mean it to end up this literal, do we? ‘How did it happen? Well, it was like this…’ I creep out through the tent flap to get water from a standpipe in…
How to Oil Out a Painting in The BP Awards
The 271 To ARSENAL (Xavier and Max) exhibited in this years BP Portrait Awards at the National Portrait Gallery is painted by my sister Teri Anne Scoble. Oiling Out The day before the exhibition opened I went along with Teri to the gallery’s conservation room to watch her oiling out the painting. I wanted to know what ‘oiling out’…
I Won A Prize! How Great Is That?
How to Make a Ceramic and Win a Prize at the First Attempt Inspired by… V&A Exhibition: Private View and Awards The Venue The Emma Cons Hall at the Morley College is rather grand and has a well-lit stage above which a cinema screen projects the Inspired by… exhibition logo. Champagne is being served from…