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Signs of Life

This is a big week for signs of life in my world. Not only am I about to finish the first draft of a novel I have been working on for a long time, but our lockdown pond has attracted its first tadpoles and frogs. A first draft and a pond may seem unrelated but […]

By |2020-06-19T10:45:24+00:00June 19th, 2020|My Current Projects|Comments Off on Signs of Life

Five Writing Lessons I’ve Relearned

What do you do when your ‘work in progress’ stops progressing?

I am currently writing a middle grade fantasy novel. Having published three novels and one novella already, you might think I’m just flying through this project with no hiccups. But here’s the thing: even experienced writers deal with barriers and […]

My EU GDPR Statement Of Data Protection Compliance

I have read the Information Commissioner’s Office guidelines for compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules that took effect on May 25, 2018. This document explains how I comply. If you have given me your email address by emailing me or subscribing to my newsletter, please read this to reassure yourself that […]

By |2020-09-19T15:05:01+00:00May 23rd, 2018|General Updates|Comments Off on My EU GDPR Statement Of Data Protection Compliance

About my Monthly Newsletter…

…and why you might like to receive it!

My mailing list is full of special people who share my love of art and books. Sure, they can find me on Instagram or Facebook or Twitter, but receiving my monthly newsletter is a bit different. My subscribers are the first people to hear about […]

By |2023-02-08T13:59:44+00:00May 19th, 2018|General Updates|Comments Off on About my Monthly Newsletter…

It’s New Year Resolution time again!

There is a slightly doom-laden quality to January 2nd. Not only do a lot of people go back to their daily routines after the holidays, but all the mass media images of tinsel, bubbly and celebration have already morphed into bright, hard-edged images of summer holidays, weight reduction and home improvement. After a couple of […]

I have joined Instagram!

The only surprise is why it took me so long to discover Instagram! But I am finally posting images here and it’s feeling fine. And here’s the really nice thing – it is acting as a prompt to play more with photography, to post quick paintings and sketches and to interact with readers as […]

By |2023-02-08T12:07:03+00:00December 14th, 2017|News|Comments Off on I have joined Instagram!

Children’s spooky Halloween art and bookmaking workshop at The Little Bookshop in Leeds

Are you looking for fun creative Halloween workshops in Leeds for the kids?

On Sunday the 29th of October, I will be leading two fun and free art and bookmaking workshops at the brand new Little Bookshop in Chapel Allerton. We will be making simple but cool books that kids can write their […]

By |2017-10-26T10:37:52+00:00October 26th, 2017|General Updates|Comments Off on Children’s spooky Halloween art and bookmaking workshop at The Little Bookshop in Leeds

My new shiny redesigned author and illustrator website!

Every few years I rethink my website, usually because technology has moved on and I need to catch up. This new incarnation has come about because people look at websites on mobile devices more and more so pages need to be readable at any scale. At this point, having had a number of sites, I […]

By |2017-10-26T10:03:14+00:00October 23rd, 2017|General Updates|Comments Off on My new shiny redesigned author and illustrator website!

Summer Highlights: Orcas

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 tuna run from the Atlantic Ocean into the Mediterranean Sea, the orcas are waiting like hitmen to pick them off for dinner. We took an astonishing three hour boat trip […]

By |2017-09-23T16:02:28+00:00September 22nd, 2017|General Updates|Comments Off on Summer Highlights: Orcas
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