A study in watercolour of a corner of Tynemouth Priory. The coat of arms of the town of Tynemouth still includes three crowns commemorating the tradition that the Priory had been the burial place for three kings.
Not long now till I visit my son in Hong Kong with a visit to the Great Wall, terracotta armies and pandas on the way. The orchid is a symbol of perfection and elegance in China today. Such a fascinating culture...