Here’s some happy flowers to herald in some great news. Earlier this year I submitted three of my paintings for the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 2012 exhibition and was so delighted that two have been pre-selected for a final, in-the-flesh viewing. Wow.

Bellis © Claire Leggett

So they have been framed, labelled, wrapped and sent on their way to London with the Picture Post courier and oodles of hope, crossed fingers and anticipation. Good luck girls!

Blossom © Claire Leggett