A for ‘Orses – an Illustrated Alphabet

This is an illustration project from my student days (dated 1993) and one of the few pieces of my original work that I kept in our move. My mind works in pictures so I had great fun figuring out how to marry words and images together into something more than just a letter. Can you […]

Happy birthday Daddy, I miss you and love you.

Apparently 15th November is ‘I love to write day’? No idea who, where, what or why that is, but the date is significant to me as it’s my Dad’s birthday – he would have turned 71 this year. So in honour of the day, I’m going to write briefly about him. Above is my recent […]

It’s a Dog’s Life by Jeff Lucas

‘It’s a Dog’s Life – Finding the Profound in the Peculiar’ by Jeff Lucas A friend recently lent me ‘It’s a Dog’s Life – Finding the Profound in the Peculiar’ by Jeff Lucas (published by CWR, UK 2016) to read and I absolutely loved it. The blurb on the back says this: With his usual […]

Chopin’s Sock-turn

When Mrs Chopin does the washing she inspires her husband because behind every great composer is a woman doing boring stuff.