Out and About

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 3: Portland, Oregon

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 3: Portland, Oregon

  • Julia Gash
  • 13th December 2018

I took a slow train … a very, slow train from Seattle to Portland, jam packed full of Seattle Seahawk fans who were not in the best of moods given the disappointing performance of their team at the big Monday nigh … Find out more

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 2: Seattle

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 2: Seattle

  • Julia Gash
  • 11th December 2018

I took the bus from Vancouver BC across the border to Seattle. It rained, it was dark, I didn’t see a thing. The following day the rain stopped and I found my way around the city, discovering places I’d read … Find out more

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 1: Vancouver

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 1: Vancouver

  • Julia Gash
  • 9th December 2018

Last week I took a plane, train and automobile to get from Devon, England to Vancouver BC on the west coast of Canada. Despite the fact that I’ve had family here since the late 1960’s I’ve never visited … Find out more

A Long Weekend in Malaga

A Long Weekend in Malaga

  • Julia Gash
  • 31st October 2018

Last weekeend I took an autumn city break to Malaga. It’s quicker for me to fly to Spain from my home in Devon then it is to get the train to London … and almost as cheap, so spending a long weekend in … Find out more

Marvellous Southwell Minster

Marvellous Southwell Minster

  • Julia Gash
  • 9th October 2018

Last week I met up with my sister who was over from Canada and we took a trip to the lovely, little market town of Southwell, which is near to where we grew up. The big thing about Southwell (apart from the fact that it& … Find out more

London Calling

London Calling

  • Julia Gash
  • 18th September 2018

It’s show time again, which means that I and or my illustrated giftware head off for different parts of the world and present ourselves to retail buyers from every corner of the globe. This month I hot footed (wel … Find out more

2 Hours in Chicago

2 Hours in Chicago

  • Julia Gash
  • 24th August 2018

Earlier this month I travelled to Chicago from Toronto for a business meeting with a potential licensee and found myself with 2 hours to spare after flesh had been pressed and deals done and won.  Flying into Chica … Find out more

A Pioneering Cityscape in Canada!

A Pioneering Cityscape in Canada!

  • Julia Gash
  • 8th August 2018

Last week I created my first Live Cityscape at the wonderful Black Creek Pioneering Village in Toronto.  I had visited this open-air, historical museum a few years ago and in doing so discovered how courageous settl … Find out more

Getting Creative in Cornwall

Getting Creative in Cornwall

  • Julia Gash
  • 25th July 2018

Getting Creative in Cornwall   This weekend I went to Cornwall, armed with a large canvas, paints, brushes and my easel.  Super stockist of my Cityscape canvas tote bags: Weird Fish, had invited me to their … Find out more

My New Studio!

My New Studio!

  • Julia Gash
  • 19th July 2018

My New Studio   For the past two years I have been creating my Cityscape artwork out of a tiny, back bedroom.  It’s even more cramped when my cats Bibi and Bobby decide to come in and share the space wi … Find out more