I’m in Malta to launch the new book ‘Quinn in Malta’.
The book is edited and introduced by the late Peter Apap Bologna. He had been planning the book, its launch and the accompanying show for a year or more. Without Peter’s energy, enthusiasm and good humour the book would not have been completed. He encouraged me to paint new watercolours to show at the launch. On receipt of each new batch he was, as ever, hugely enthusiastic. He took especial delight in discovering my sketchbooks and preparatory drawings: these feature in the book and a good number have found their way to frames and are in the accompanying exhibition.
Peter passed away only two weeks ago. We miss him greatly. You can read an appreciation of him here: Peter Apap Bologna (1941-2019).
The launch takes place at St. Patrick’s School, don Bosco Street, Sliema on Saturday 9th November in the morning 11-1. All welcome.