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Sunday

Low tide. Morning editing. Late lunch walking wide beach. The wreck of the steam ship was high out of water and again the beach so big. This time friends came with horses; Ffion and Red, Ann and Raven, Sarah and … Continue reading

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Auction for the Hare Preservation Trust

At the end of every book I tidy up ( just a bit) in my studio. The chaos and filth of months of slogging away at a book build up and before starting something else it is always good to … Continue reading

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Tide and Time

On Monday The Wild Swans has to go to press. I have worked so hard since getting home from Scotland and visiting the bears. Day after day painting, and crafting and re-painting. Sending off images, talking about spaces, moving text, … Continue reading

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Special edition with hare whimsies

  For Easter I have teemed up with Wentworth’s Wooden Puzzles to create two very special edition jigsaws. For the first time these not only have images by me, but also hand drawn whimsies of hares, all drawn by me … Continue reading

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Rock, lichen, cat, dog, Pembrokeshire.

Painting all day then out in the spring sunshine. Chasing thoughts. At the top of the hill I hear a cat call, look behind and there is small leopard. I don’t know where he followed from, but now he walked … Continue reading

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The last few images

Beginning a new book is difficult. Half way through is a hard place to be. I am now on the last few images for The Wild Swans. And other ideas are circling… Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post … Continue reading

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Dreams of Freedom

Produced for Amnesty International by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, edited by Janetta Otter-Barry, designed by Judith Escreet, Dreams of Freedom is a beautiful book. I feel proud and honoured to be a small part of it. These children say why … Continue reading

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World Book Day 2015

Tomorrow I will be in Cardiff for World Book Day, giving the Welsh Books Council lecture for World Book Day. Well, they call it a lecture. Really I will be looking at slides, re-evaluating my life’s work and talking about … Continue reading

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A Short Country Mile in the Rain

Today I walked a short country mile in the rain, on cliffs above a sea coloured like dull pewter. All sparkle had been pressed from the sea by low clouds. I do not usually walk in the rain. Being always … Continue reading

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Chasing words

Walking, working, chasing some words. Away from the house and the phone and computer. Snowdrops bloom in clusters and clumps in the garden. ┬áThe hut circle shapes stand out on the headland where the grass is close cropped by rabbits … Continue reading

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