The First Dozen

Apparently our outside temperature was due to warm up today, but with continual steady rain pouring through the pewter colander overhead we haven’t investigated.

As I near completion of my reading of ‘Crime and Punishment’ I scanned the first dozen of French artist, Philippe Julian’s quirky, yet well executed, pen and wash illustrations. The rest will follow when I feature the book.

This is his portrait of the writer;

and these, the first 11 full page illustrations to the story.

I watched most of the ITV transmission of the Football World Cup Final between France and Argentina.

This evening we dined on fried eggs on toast with a side of tomatoes.