Author Archives: Jackie

About Jackie

I am an artist and writer. I live in a small house by the sea in Wales where I write, paint, walk and watch and dream of bears and whales. I love to read, have a wish for wings and prefer the company of animals to that of humans, though at times I can be quite friendly. I am learning how to work with wood engraving tools and hoping to show that you can teach an old dog new tricks.

The White Cat Walking.

I am The White Cat and I walk with dogs, over the hills and far away. I walk where the air is still, where the only sound is the rattle of wings and the calls of the tumbling ravens overhead. … Continue reading

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Theirs was a curious love story, and Mouse loved tea.

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Auction, for the bears; or, tidying up.

I am tidying up my studio. And believe me it needs tidying. I am getting rid of things, some out into the bin, some disposed of in a more useful and creative way. So, I have decided to auction the … Continue reading

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My garden gate.

Tamsin Abbott came to visit. Something About a Bear was written in Tamsin’s garden, when I stayed there one beautiful warm day or two. The book is dedicated to Tamsin and her husband Mike and their children. While she was … Continue reading

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Book Launch Solva Woollen Mill

Yesterday evening saw the launch of both Cat Walk and Something About a Bear at Solva Woollen Mill. Thanks everyone for coming and all who bought books as well as the wonderful staff at the mill for making it so … Continue reading

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Walking with Tom’s Elmo

Up the hill, down to the sea, along the pathway between land, sea and sky, walking with cats, and the eel hound of sleek beauty, and Tamsin and Bella and The White Cat. And little Elmo came too. With special … Continue reading

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Something About My Bear

Let me tell you something, something about my bear. I have been wanting to gather a collection of images of people with their bears, with a few words about them. To begin I thought I would find my bear. Last … Continue reading

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A Long Walk With The White Cat

Beautiful days at the end of summer are too good to waste. We walked out of the door into the sunshine. The White Cat had been waiting. So quick to become a creature of habit, he knew I would walk … Continue reading

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Two paintings

These paintings are for Karin, Queen of the Weasels, Mother of Mary, Grand Ring-Mistress of the Mad Circus of Celestine. Emily loves her Wren¬†and The Two Chokliteers.     Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook … Continue reading

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Autumn, light, sky, sea and land.

In the night it rained. A fierce rain that fell fast and furious from a dark sky. For days it has been dry and the land is parched and the soil a hard drum. The sound of rain falling in … Continue reading

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