Just in case, after a couple of day’s absence, you’re suspecting, in the words of the classic Louis and Bing recording, that I’ve gone fishin’, you’re wrong.
For the next six weeks, it looks like my attention will be diverted from painting and sculpture - and even engineering - for I am to be given the task of putting between book covers all the information that you'll need to walk the Waitukubuli National Trail. If that’s left you scratching your head, don’t worry, you’ll soon be enlightened. The trail is the most important discovery since Christopher Columbus first set foot on
over 500 years ago and it ranks with the world’s premier long distance walks. Dominica
To walk the trail from end to end is a major accomplishment and getting it down on paper in six weeks borders on the impossible. But here goes…
In contrast to the tropical heat of the trail, today’s painting goes back to the depths of winter and the canals of the industrial North of England. This is the “lost” painting of the yellow JCB that I mentioned some months ago.