Robert and Himself taught together at art school.
Robert's style has changed over the years.
I particularly liked this period
and would have very happily taken this little one home!
These two paintings, from the late 30's have their sitters standing before them.
"You looked like Johnny Depp" I told Robert of his self-portrait.
"Never heard of him" he replied.
Many of the houses are very beautiful and Dutch in style, due to the trade links with that country.
The doorway of Shell House.
One of the gardens with a glimpse of the estuary beyond.
Some of the houses have large upper windows to take advantage of the view.
We went to Topsham's small, friendly museum, run by volunteers, for tea and a slice of cake.
Salmon caught in the Exe!
A recreation of Miss Holman's sitting room. She was the founder of the museum.
You can tell from the photos out of doors that it was yet another dull, wet day, but, in spite of it, we had a lovely time.