Maple Syrup

Today’s still life sketch is my mum’s maple syrup. This Waitrose Organic Canadian Maple Syrup, No. 1 Medium, is from Beauce in the south-east of Quebec Province ‘on the Chaudière River where there is a naturally large concentration of sugar maple trees’. It takes forty litres of sap, harvested in the first few weeks of spring, to […]

Mac Maple

Maple syrup pancakes, a mocha and a maple tree. A suitably leafy outlook for my morning break. The man with the blue gloves is about to shampoo the driveway of McDonald’s, here at the Cathedral Retail Park, Wakefield. I added the red sign as a spot of colour contrast then realised that it’s in the wrong place; Staples office […]