November 14, 2019

I last visited Amsterdam on a couple of occasions in the early 1960's. But that was on a Triumph Tigress Scooter over 55 years ago. The Rijksmuseum hasn't changed a lot since those days and the new Stedelijk Museum is well worth a visit to those interested in modern ar...

June 12, 2019

A Golf Classic in aid of the Charity was held at Powerscourt Golf Club on the 27th May 2019.

We are delighted to confirm our long-standing support for the Charity and are very pleased that the "Trinity College" painting managed to raise a substantial sum for the Charity...

March 22, 2019

In 1949, Ross entered the "A" Class at Clitheroe Grammar School after passing his 11+ Exams.

He already had an interest in Art and Architecture, much influenced by his father Frank, who had no opportunity to become an architect, but sketched on a regular basis. Ross's i...

January 20, 2019

The Respect Charity is holding a Charity Ball & Auction Event at Fitzpatrick's Hotel, Killiney, Co. Dublin on the evening of Saturday 26th January 2019.

Ross is thrilled to be supporting this fantastic charity again.

This year he is donating for auction, a framed paintin...

My first car bought early in 1962, was a dark green 1935 Morris 8 Tourer. It cost £19. About a week's wage at that time. I took a driving test in Brighton in this car. The hood was down with the Test Official in the passenger seat......no seat-belts in those days! I di...

March 12, 2018

I never had the privilege of meeting my Grandmother, who was a passionate and vocal advocate of women's rights.

Mary Jane Hayhurst was born in Blackburn in 1870, a Cotton Town in the North of England where equal pay for women mill workers was already established on a pi...

February 25, 2018

To celebrate Ross's 80th birthday a collection of Ross's Paintings are currently being showcased at the Art Decor Gallery, Whalley. This well-established Gallery run by Chris and Julie McCabe, located in Lancashire's scenic Ribble Valley, specializes in works by Northe...

February 2, 2018

A great night was had by all!

And dancing to "The Sugar Cubes" went on to the early hours.

The RESPECT Charity Ball now in its 44th year was founded by Joe & Maureen Doyle in aid of the Daughters of Charity on the Navan Road, Dublin. This event, which has continued throu...

January 2, 2018

Ross was delighted to learn that the Year 5 pupils had been inspired by his painting images and, that he was the subject of a Class Art Project.

At Ross's request, Mrs Pauline Evans, a grandparent and volunteer at the school, forwarded an image of the complete...

November 13, 2017

Ross is pleased to announce that he has launched his "Shannon Superhighway Concept" on a separate website: This site includes Ross's Shannon related sketches and photo-sketches. It also includes Paintings under an Art Heading

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