blog 2017-09-22T21:54:33+00:00

Summer Highlights: Orcas

September 22nd, 2017|

And now for the most beautiful and terrifying highlight of my summer: watching orcas at close quarters in the Straits of Gibraltar. When the bluefin [...]

Holiday Greetings!

December 22nd, 2016|

I'm giving thanks for the many wonderful days this past year - and reflecting on the ones that weren't so good. Despite enjoying the fond [...]

Gallery of Pupil Art!

December 12th, 2015|

Earlier this autumn I had the pleasure of visiting Belmont Grosvenor School in Harrogate and working with the pupils on creating stories and illustrations. Here's [...]

Jet Black Heart News!

September 5th, 2015|

  This is a pretty cool surprise: JET BLACK HEART has been shortlisted for the 2016 Coventry Inspiration Book Award in the 11-16 'Rapid Reads' [...]

World Book Day 2015

March 4th, 2015|

My scrumptious thank you gift from the pupils! This is one of the biggest weeks in the UK school calendar! Tomorrow, March 5, [...]

January Inspiration!

January 28th, 2015|

This month has been excellent for art and writing inspiration. I kicked it off a couple of weeks ago when I spent a week at [...]

Art Exhibition at Fountains Hall

October 8th, 2014|

A few months ago I joined forces with four fellow artists to explore the idea of making new artwork in response to historic locations around [...]