FULL STEAM AHEAD
Port Lecturing with a Twist
I begin 2015 with a new challenge: combining the roles of Port Lecturer and art instructor on board mv Voyager as she makes the long journey back from Cape Town to Portsmouth. The voyage will take me to some remote and unusual places, not least Namibia, St Helena and Ascension island. For each lecture I will be including original art work, sometimes watercolour, sometimes pen and ink. I've been most inspired so far by Namibia, with its sensuous dunes, its wrecks on the Skeleton coast, its former diamond mines abandoned to the relentless sun and the shifting sands...