Daily Grind

I pass this tiny van selling fresh coffee on Queen Victoria Road every time I go to see my chiropractor Dr Hester Potts near St James Park for my monthly spinal check. The play on words “Daily Grind” is great and there’s usually a few folk standing in line waiting for a freshly ground coffee. … Read more

Norcia, Umbria

Umbria is one of my favourite regions in Italy. It has some great wines, particularly Montefalco Sagrantino and of course, fantastic food. The first time we visited in 2002 we stayed at the Relais il Canalicchio, a beautiful old hotel that boasted commanding views over the tranquil countryside. I did a number of sketchbook studies … Read more