Photography for mental health

by Mike Daish. I struggle from time to time with my state of mind and can get quite down and isolate myself . With the isolation and low mood comes a lack of exercise; I stop simply getting outside for a bit of fresh air. Recently I have started...

Winchester: Wildlife paintings support young people’s charity

Art

A new exhibition of paintings by internationally renowned wildlife artist Andrew Stock at The Minster Gallery Winchester will raise funds for The Cameron Bespolka Trust, the local charity that helps young people appreciate nature. Travels of a Wildlife Artist features his recent paintings of the West Country and Scotland,...

Student art exhibition seeks to make connections in Southampton

A new exhibition of artworks created by Fine Art students from Solent University comes to Southampton’s Guildhall Square next month. The exhibition, entitled ‘Connections’, will be exhibited in repurposed shipping  containers, and runs from April 2 to 6.  Each student will be interpreting the theme of ‘Connections’ in their...

Photos: a walk around Eling

by Mike Daish. I went out walking around Eling again a few days ago and took a few photos along the way. It is amazing to see the intricate details of the things living on the old pipe that runs along side the toll bridge. Like little explosions of...

Photos: A morning walk at Christmas

by Mike Daish. I got up quite early and decided to have a morning walk to Eling.  I had a very quite walk there and only saw one other person, we wished each other a merry Christmas while passing. I took a seat near the Anchor pub and sat...