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Wish List. From 25th Nov 2010

Going to clear a space and get the type writer out again. I write differently with a type writer.     Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on … Continue reading

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The Winter Queen and Her Fox Lover.

On closer inspection it became obvious. The fox had not been dancing alone. The Queen of Winter, who loved him so, had frozen the pond especially to dance with her russet darling. In a moment of careless abandon she discarded … Continue reading

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Being an author/illustrator

Don’t get me wrong. I feel lucky to be able to paint and write for a living. It is only possible because people buy my books, paintings and prints. When I was a child I was told that I couldn’t … Continue reading

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A week of leopards and windows.

Home in my studio again. This week has been one of sending off artwork, walking with dogs, raising money for charity, stirring a big pot of trouble, reading, reviews, thinking, and signing books in Llandeilo. In Eve’s Toyshop the window … Continue reading

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List

I have done some of the things on my list today. The walk on the beach was filled with light and water and cold and the wind. At home I made a gold soul of a skylark. And I heard … Continue reading

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Things that are the same colour as Pi

The head of a teasel, russet against a winter sky. Bracken in autumn, tangled in hedges. A toffee waffle. Pi. Someone once said that my blog ( which I began years ago in 2005) reminded them of The Pillowbook of … Continue reading

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Look. See. Love.

A story. A small gift. It’s all I have to give you. The Soul Jar. His herd of cows was small. Each day he walked them to grass. Each night he brought them home to the safety of the ring … Continue reading

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Keeping your place

Now and again I give work to charity auctions and there have been a fair few over the past few weeks. ┬áThe above piece has 3 days to go at auction to raise money for a hospice, and here is … Continue reading

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On the beach today

First, on the way, like dark accidental calligraphy, a bird, on a wire. Beautiful. Sad. It flew. At the beach to clear the fire from inside my head. With friends. We played with water and light today. And with time. … Continue reading

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A short love story for a dark and rainy night.

And so the sea reminds me, in between the wave roll, in its silvered colours, of a story. A man, alone, in his cottage. He has forgotten how to be with people, so long has he been alone. On this … Continue reading

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