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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.
- Dragons in Torquay Museum
- Exhibitions and Festivals etc.
- Fishing in a river a thousand miles away.
- How the Whale Became by Ted Hughes
- My paintings in their natural habitat
- Song of the Golden Hare
- The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan.
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I seldom re-read books. There are so many books in the world and not enough time. Robin Hobb I have read many times, to find images for jackets. When I was at school and I was told that I couldn’t … Continue reading
Books come and go. But when books are really good they stay in print. And when books stay in print they often change their clothes. Robin Hobb’s books began life dressed in the jackets designed by John Howe. Next I … Continue reading
Walking, thinking, chasing words, around Treginnis. So warm there are butterflies and bees and I see a red kite. A wheatear on a rock is a sign of spring. In the water a dark seal swam against the turning tide. … Continue reading
This is home: Walked the beach the evening before packing the van and heading off to Torquay and Dorset with a van filled with dragons. Sometimes I wonder why I ever leave. The dragons have come to rest for … Continue reading
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In Thornfield school today for World Book Day I read of dragons and cats and talked about books and reading and writing, had one of the best school dinners I have ever had and a very warm welcome too. The … Continue reading
Some time ago I was asked by Robin Hobb to join in a birthday party. A secret game. Robin, in the fashion of Hobbits and Winnie the Pooh, was giving away presents for her birthday. Signed books. But because she … Continue reading
Yesterday I ran my mind ragged trying to fix an image in my mind, words in my head. Today I took both problems for a walk, intending to catch a vision in the mind’s eye then return to the studio … Continue reading
These are filmed on the hill above my house. Adam’s studio is 3 fields walk away from my house. Something in the air unsettles today. Maybe it’s the blue sky of the bumble bees and butterflies that have come out … Continue reading