…recently laid to rest
A stretch of coastline, a huge storm and eight pieces of string.
These two paintings are by Peter (Pierre) Travers-Smith, my mother’s uncle and the father of Meryl Travers-Smith whose grave I visited in Hobart last year.
It’s a problem faced by many home decorators: how to fill those awkward wall spaces on either side of the fireplace.
I’m not the first traveller to spot the similarities between Lisbon and San Francisco but, by coincidence, I visited both places in the space of a month so, for myself, the sense of a double-take was even more pronounced.