Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.

Explore, Dream, Discover.

Mark Twain

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

The Horses

June 5th, 2017 Posted In: Other

Barely a twelvemonth after The seven days war that put the world to sleep, Late in the evening the strange horses came. By then we had made our covenant with silence, But in the first few days it was so still We listened to our breathing and were afraid. On the second day The radios […]

Still I rise

June 1st, 2017 Posted In: Other

Maya Angelou April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014

Latest projects

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London artichoke

Calthorpe Community Garden, Camden, London, 2017

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Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?
May 26th, 2017 Posted In: Comics Tags: 2017, Animals, Comics, Communication, Illustration

To be published in this anthology of Scottish women’s comics 2017

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