The world goes to sleep and then awakes

Even the tourists are dozing

Christmas, New Year and Three Kings are over. The sun is still shining though as you can see from these photos taken at Las Negras this morning but there was hardly anybody about.

Solitary boat in the bay at Las Negras

On the sea there was a solitary boat in the bay. All the others have been pulled up onto the beach.

New kids on the block

This afternoon though there were signs of life at our neighbour’s farm with new arrivals enjoying the sunshine.

 

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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 The world goes to sleep and then awakes

  1. Angela Bell says:

    Looks so peaceful and the kids are so gogeous,just think we eat them Oh !dear!

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