The opposite of consumption is not thrift,
but generosity.

Raj Patel

Art

Grayson Perry once said "I feel it is more important to have a long and sympathetic hands-on relationship with materials. A relaxed, humble, ever curious love of stuff is central to my idea of being an artist."
May I be so bold as to agree with you Mr Perry?

Comics

I am inspired by just about anything I have ever read. "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi woke me up (again) to the potential of comics and the graphic novel.
I like telling stories and making pictures. So comics are a real no-brainer.

Place-based Learning

Experiential, art-based, environmental, often outside the classroom but not always. Start where you are. Start with an open mind. Start with a sense of wonder and curiosity. But make sure you start.

Writing

My blog is a way of thinking and interacting. I am also a translator, working from French, German and Swedish to English. This helps when reading comic authors like Marjane Satrapi, Sara Granér and Ralf König in the original language.

From my blog

Paradigm shift is a big, fat pain in the arse

Eileen Laurie

Closed Sunday

  The Sabbath is still taken very seriously on the isle of Lewis in the Western Isles. There may be Sunday ferry sailings, but not much else. Now I don’t care about not being able to shop one day a week, and I appreciate that if the swimming pool is open, then someone will have […]

The Uninhabitable Earth

July 10th, 2017 Posted In: Other

The Uninhabitable Earth “That the sea will become a killer is a given. Barring a radical reduction of emissions, we will see at least four feet of sea-level rise and possibly ten by the end of the century. A third of the world’s major cities are on the coast, not to mention its power plants, […]

Latest projects

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Braighe spiral

Braighe, An Rubha, Lewis 2017

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Sand stories

Ness, Lewis 2017

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