Sketch of the Week

Today’s Sketch Of The Week is called ‘Winter afternoon in the dog house’, featuring Jenny, Curry, Candy and Jinks. It is dated 24.2.56. It reminds me of winter evenings in her house when I was small, in front of the open fire with her dogs. It’s just missing the toasting crumpets!

Irish Terrier Portrait

Peggy was a keen artist and a few of her sketches were found among her belongings after she died. In case you’ve missed the Dog of the Week posts from her diary, I will post one of her own drawings every Saturday. Here is her Irish Terrier, as modelled by Peter!

December 19th 1936

Diary sub-note: Ember Day 1851. Turner, painter, died S.R. 8.2, S.S. 3.53 Went for a long walk. Joan Francam came. Said goodbye to Mlle P√Ęsch & Miss Hope-Jones. Raphael & Madie & Rose went home for the hols. Diary footnote, accompanied by a photograph of two Samoyed: THE SAMOYED: The prototype of a group ofContinue reading “December 19th 1936”