Rocky Topp, what he did at the coast.

There we are in sunny Pembrokeshire taking in the beauty of the area and there in the distance is a rock, as you’d expect. “What’s that on the top there?” says someone. ” It’s a bloke in a chair!” As he gets home from his holiday┬áthis chap will tell his chums on a Monday morning that he went down to the coast and took in the view, as well as did a bit of climbing, with the most important but of equipment of course, the fold-up beach chair. A knotted handkerchief on the head might have completed the picture.   Continue reading Rocky Topp, what he did at the coast.

How on earth do you do that with a pencil?

Off to West Wales to see my old chum Graham Brace. Graham was the person responsible for my early career by persuading me to go into business with him. We’d both lost our jobs in advertising in similar circumstances and redundancy at such an early age was I suppose, one of the best things to happen to us. We struck out on our own. The partnership lasted four years before Graham, a native of West Wales, went back home. The friendship has lasted since. He┬ábecame one of the four-most exponents of colour pencil drawing and his eye for detail and … Continue reading How on earth do you do that with a pencil?