.          '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. 


      ' Heaven's net is indeed vast. Though it's meshes are wide,

it misses nothing'.                                 Lao Zi






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



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