.          'Skill without Imagination is Craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets.

Imagination without Skill gives us modern art' :

Tom Stoppard. Playwright.


        'Anything great is long in the making'.      Lao Zi.


       'Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream'.    Malcolm Muggeridge*  


* I am unsure if this is original to Muggeridge; there

is an alternative version: 'Dead fish float downstream, live fish swim against the current'. Perhaps its origin is ancient, but that is only my speculation. A.P. 


      'The wise man does not stand beneath a collapsing wall.'

( Traditional Chinese proverb).


(The acrylic painting 'The Paradise Garden' (above) is available as a signed, framed, Gicleprint. Image size 75x 100cm)



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