I recently had the opportunity to attend the session on Being Led by Young People with the inspirational Yumma Hussen, Mahnoor Kamran, Dev Sharma and Kwesia, City Girl in Nature. I was blown away by the energy, determination, wisdom and love for life of these young people. I could have listened for a long time […]
I became acutely aware that what a child wanted to do most of all was to make a world in which to find a place to discover a self.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education
The Swedish Comics Association promotes Swedish comics and comic artists and organises exhibitions and prizes and such events, as well as comics education. I was very pleased when the multi-talented Lisa Scott, the project manager of the association, asked me to run three workshops for children in their bookshop and exhibition space Rum för Serier. […]
Very pleased that the Degrowth Conference in Malmö, August 21 -25, 2018 is using my drawing of The Enormous Turnip as its logo. The conference combines academic, artistic and popular contributions. Here’s what the organisers say: “This conference is inspired by principles of care, mutual aid and democratic decision-making. We aim to live and […]
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 to […]
Dr Lisa-Ann Gershwin talking about the jellyfish – this is the science behind my comics.
For the second year running, I ran workshops for children during the children’s comic festival – I Seriernas Värld – in Malmö. The workshops are held in libraries; a great way of reaching a broad range of children. This time it was in Kanini – the wonderful, newly opened children’s section at the main library. […]
There was something for everyone at Malmö Seriefest, April 2-3 2016, in Malmö’s central library. Here’s the organising team, from left to right: Natalia Batista Olivia Skoglund Mattis Telin-Örnblom Eileen Laurie Sofia Hedman This is what the Swedish press – Sydsvenska – had to say. We were even mentioned in Bild & Bubbla, the […]
Seriefest 2016 is on Saturday 2 April and Sunday 3 April at Malmö Main Library. Here’s my interview (in Swedish). Come along and join in the fun!