GATHERING AT THE CAFE ROUGE

Typical.Hours of practice on facial proportions, angles and shadows wasted.She'd spent so long getting the nose and mouth just right on each person in the scene.She sighed and mixed the colours. Plenty of medical light blue for most. A couple of brighter hues for the more imaginative people.A small rectangle added to each face, two … Continue reading GATHERING AT THE CAFE ROUGE

THE RAID

The SUVs with blacked out windows swept through the quiet suburb, lights flashing. They descended on the school, swooping in to block access roads and prevent anyone leaving. From each vehicle emerged two agents in black suits. In unison they approached the main entrance. A visibly shocked and bemused Miss Carthwright pointed in the direction … Continue reading THE RAID

RENOIR, MY FATHER

RENOIR, MY FATHER Jean Renoir A biography of the Impressionist painter Pierre Auguste Renoir, by his son, the French film director, Jean. In principle, this is a simple book.  A fond, often sentimental, look back at the life one of the great artists of the late 19th, and early 20th, centuries, as remembered by his middle … Continue reading RENOIR, MY FATHER