Lance arrested in Addis Abeba

The Imperial Palace in Ethiopia   Lance sitting near the Imperial palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  painting the nearby march when suddenly he felt jarring on his back four Ethiopian soldiers poking the nozzles of Kalashnikovs into him. “We are arresting you...

Cartoons on Trains

I notice you have been sketching me…..  “I notice you have been sketching me. Amazing drawing! How many years have you been drawing?  Can I have the portrait?, I wish I could do that” “pleasure thanks for being a model, but would you mind e...

Mindfulness and art

Andre’s book ” Looking at Mindfulness; 25 Ways to Live in the Moment Through Art”, a beautiful work confirms what Lance has over the years, found. Painting, particularly outside is so totally absorbing that it is almost instantly effective in...

Stranded at Dehli Airport

 . Traveling to India,  due to an aircraft breakdown Lance was stuck for 11 hours at the airport waiting for a new plane. What could have been and what was for most frustrated fellow passengers a tedious bore turned out to be a rich experience. Sitting in the airport...