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- A Year of Reading
- 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.
- Mrs Noah’s Pockets
- One Cheetah, One Cherry
- Something About a Bear.
- Song of the Golden Hare
- The Cat and the Fiddle
- The Lost Words; A spell of words by Robert MacFarlane.
- The Newborn Child
- The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow
- The White Fox
- 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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Beautiful, cold. I held it to my ear, but no sound came. Patterned like river ripples. Inside, a life, trapped in stone. Outside, a desire. Beneath my pillow, tucked, it lay for forty nights. By day, though heavy, I carried … Continue reading
Court of Lions arrived on the day I finished reading one book. Perfect timing. And so beautiful in its production from the turquoise case to the gold glitz on the cover and the texture and the ribbon and the size … Continue reading
Last week I went away to a friend’s wedding. It was wonderful, peaceful, just lovely. They’ve been together a long time, and I think are glad to still be together as one of them almost checked out of life not … Continue reading
Recently I was informed that two of my books had been chosen to represent the UK in the Biennial of illustration in Bratislava. The two books are One Cheetah, One Cherry from Otter-Barry Books and The Quiet Music of Gently … Continue reading
This week I have felt myself uncoil, unwind, relax, for the first time since finishing The Lost Words. Perhaps because now it is really finished. Before there was still the cover to complete, and rework, then polish. Now, all is … Continue reading
This year I spoke at Hay Festival for The Woodland Trust. Both Zaffar and myself were very nervous. I had asked to go first so that I could listen to the other speakers without being nervous. Matt chaired the event … Continue reading
Hay Festival is a big event in the book industry. This year I was doing four days at Hay. Maybe because I was there for so long, this year I learned far more about the festival than I had before. … Continue reading
Today, on the hill, chasing words for The Woodland Trust. I’m on stage with Tobias Jones and Zaffar Kunial for The Woodland Trust at Hay Festival. The event is sold out but we will be signing books afterwards, in the … Continue reading
If voting could change anything it would have been made illegal. That’s what the establishment think. We have a system of democracy, but it’s failing us. Why? Because we as voters are becoming disengaged with those in power and those … Continue reading