Thursday, October 8, 2009

Manorbier Animals

I spoke of staying with very special friends in Manorbier, well these were the artist Philip Sutton and his wife Heather and their dog Toby. I will now show you some Manorbier animals: Toby, the Yorkshire Terrier- including a gallery of his portraits painted by Phil on the studio staircase; Dylan, a visiting Welsh Collie with his fascinating Wall Eyes- one blue and one brown. Apparently there is a superstition that this is a "lucky" trait in Sheepdogs- if one eye goes blind the other one will retain its sight; and finally, a Grey Squirrel busily eating the birds nuts:

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