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- Artique, Tetbury. A small piece of India in the Cotswold Hills.
- Bears: 30 years of painting them.
- Book List.
- Books in their natural habitat.
- Day of the Desk.
- Exhibitions and Festivals etc.
- Fishing in a river a thousand miles away.
- My paintings in their natural habitat
- The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan.
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I began blogging years ago. It was a way to practice writing. It was a way to get my name better known. I was very much aided by cats. It has taken years but the cats and I have finally … Continue reading
This year there are no swallows skimming the fields outside my house. I know there are swallows in other places. At East Farm in Tretio the air is thick with their flight patterns. But here there are none. This one … Continue reading
A book can stand or fall by it’s cover. Even in these days when so many books are bought online and the cover image is a postage stamp sized creature on a website, a cover is important. Having worked hard … Continue reading
Different people read books in different ways. Some review them. I prefer this reveiw: East of the Sun, West of the Moon Jackie Morris, London: Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, hb. 978 1 8478 0294 1, £9.99, 2013, 176pp. This … Continue reading
Little Evie comes is published in August, with early release for some outlets in July. Here are two readings, one by Catherine Hyde, who illustrated the book, one by me, who found the words. For more on Evie take a … Continue reading
In Seattle on Sunday afternoon a group of librarians gathered in a beautiful house for afternoon tea and talk of books. Suzi Eszterhas and I were given 15 minutes each to talk about our books. I decided to make a … Continue reading
By day I am working on paintings for The Wilful Princess by Robin Hobb. Black and whites. Not sure which will be used but the book will be published in October /November 2013 by Harper Collins, Voyageur, to coincide with … Continue reading
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From The Western Mail, Sat 11 May. Below is the unedited raw text that I sent to The Western Mail. When Glyn’s brother died he had been very unsettled. He wanted there to be something in the paper to … Continue reading