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- 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.
- Something About a Bear.
- Song of the Golden Hare
- The Cat and the Fiddle
- 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.
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“What is it?” I asked. “They call them ‘hoovers’” she said. “How do they work?” I asked. So, she showed me. But I wasn’t watching. I was tidying my desk so that we could do a jigsaw. Things get messy … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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