Friday, 29 October 2010

Do you have a favourite place?

I love Charleston in Sussex, it is one of the most inspiring properties in all of England.

Writers, painters and intellectuals (the Bloomsbury Group) used to meet at Charleston. Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant lived and painted there - they decorated everything - the walls, the furniture, the doors and more. On a recent visit I took a few photos:

And this is a painting I recently finished:

(The original was by Vanessa Bell).