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- A Year of Reading
- Artique, Tetbury. A small piece of India in the Cotswold Hills.
- Bears: 30 years of painting them.
- Book List.
- A Hole in the Sky
- East of the Sun, West of the Moon: in between the lines.
- How the Whale Became by Ted Hughes
- I am Cat: Walking through dreams.
- Mrs Noah’s Pockets
- One Cheetah, One Cherry
- Something About a Bear.
- Song of the Golden Hare
- The Cat and the Fiddle
- The Lost Words; A spell of words by Robert MacFarlane.
- The Newborn Child
- The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow
- The White Fox
- The Wild Swans
- Walking with Cats ( Working title)
- What’s all the paperboat stuff about? Or: Living with a Playful Heart.
- Books in their natural habitat.
- Day of the Desk.
- Dragons in Torquay Museum
- Exhibitions and Festivals etc.
- Fishing in a river a thousand miles away.
- Mary Bear and Friends.
- My paintings in their natural habitat
- The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan.
- The House of Golden Dreams.
- The Secret of the Tattered Shoes illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi
Author Archives: Jackie
At the beach the tide is peeled so far back to leave an expanse of sand, and we walked in places where human feet can walk only a few times a year. I carried 3 stones from home, fresh gilded, … Continue reading
Today began with walking on the beach. Here where the sea meets the land. Here, where time and tide have carried sand, moved it to expose rocks smoothed by sea and stone. I walked to see if the Porlock stone … Continue reading
At the beach this morning the dogs were dogs and the people were shadows. At the beach this morning I left a gilded stone, as the tide was coming in. The stone came from Porlock Weir. It’s harbour is a … Continue reading
This was my week. Last Thursday I picked up Eva John and we drove to Dulverton. Eva wrote the Explorer’s Notes for The Lost Words and is writing the same for The Spell Songs, so we had much to talk … Continue reading
I’ve been resting my head in ink and the shape of otters for an hour or so. I have now seven luggage tag otters for sale for The Lost Words for Bournemouth and Poole’s Schools campaign. These are the otters. … Continue reading
I know a lot of teachers follow my blog, and also children read it. This blog post is not for children, please don’t read it to your class, and if you are under 18 please don’t read it. When I … Continue reading
For over a year now James Mayhew has been highlighting the world of illustration and the work of illustrators on his twitterfeed. Every day he posts the work of an illustrator, some working now, some from the past, many from … Continue reading
Being home, settling into a gentle routine of walking a bit, painting, thinking, reading, working, playing with gold and stone, settling my head. Evening light and gold and stone paint beautiful pictures on the camera’s memory card. I think most … Continue reading
I begin at the end. So much work went into this series of performances, from the acorn of the idea, to the standing ovation at The South Bank. Above, Adam and Caroline of Folk by the Oak, having a well … Continue reading