Agreement Signed

New Neighbours

This morning we drove down to Almeria with a carload of cactii and flower pots from our terrace for our new home and to sign the agreement.  We will be moving into Casa Totobias on about the 1st September. While there we decided to look up our nearest neighbours over 2km away – here they are. The landscape and windmill are typical of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. Unfortunately the light was hazy and a bit murky which is not the best for photography. There was an interesting old farmhouse there which you can see on the right of the picture. These are ideal subjects for painting and photography and we look forward to exploring further.

 

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About Margaret Merry

I grew up in Falmouth, Cornwall, England where, after leaving Falmouth High School, I spent a year at Falmouth School of Art. Then followed three years at Hornsey College of Art in London where I obtained a Diploma in Art and Design. I then spent a post-graduate year at the West of England College of Art in Bristol where I gained an Art Teacher?s Diploma and a Certificate in Education of the University of Bristol. I lived and worked in Truro for over 30 years and became one of Cornwall's most popular artists. My paintings have been exhibited in New York, Tokyo, Paris and London and have been bought by collectors from all over the world. I have published 4 books which became local bestsellers - 'The Natural History of a Westcountry City', 'Margaret Merry's Cornish Garden Sketchbook', 'Sea & Sail' and 'Tidal Reaches'. In 2002 I moved to Spain and now live in the little coastal village of Las Negras in the heart of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. I now get my inspiration from the dramatic scenery of Andalucia and its old cities, towns and villages which I usually capture in watercolour. I also enjoy figurative art, particularly nudes and dancers. For these paintings I use artists' soft pastels. I have written and illustrated 3 children's books - The Wise Old Boar, The Lonely Digger and The Adventure of Princess The Pony - which have been published in the USA.
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One Response to Agreement Signed

  1. Hello again Margaret and Digby………so happy for you that things are moving along nicely……..very exciting…………love..June

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