Alan has been spending his Sundays in Chester recently learning the fine and contemplative art of icon painting. Here is his first piece, an archangel - Gabriel I believe:
Isn't this just the most beautiful of things? Well done that artist.
PS The hunting dog, whose name also happens to be Chester, is inexplicably fascinated by this little picture. His big hunting nose scents the air as he passes by. We wonder if it is something to do with the egg tempra and some residual eggy smell.