I’ve always loved listening to music while I’m doing creative projects. Over the past few years, I’ve become a huge fan of podcasts about creativity, art, illustration and the business of doing all those things. I enjoy and appreciate the friendly voices and deep conversations that podcasts provide. I’m always on the lookout for new […]
Creativity and new directions in post-lockdown times
With the Free Little Library in 2021.
It might seem a little bit early to review my life at the beginning of December, but we’re coming […]
UPDATE: unfortunately we have had to postpone this event until later this year. But stay tuned for info about a new date!
Do you love drawing big frocks and top hats?
This event is for you!
I’m a big believer in Serendipity. I can’t tell you the number of times one […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]