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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.
- 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.
- What’s all the paperboat stuff about? Or: Living with a Playful Heart.
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When I first announced, about a year ago, that I would have a ‘Year off’, a ‘Gap Year’, one of the things i had wanted to do was suppers, with stories. This week at Blue Ginger in Cradley, near Malvern, … Continue reading
I was asked to do a slot in the ‘ How to Draw’ on Guardian Online. All the ones I looked at looked wonderful, from Catherine Raynor’s How to draw a giraffe to Jon Klassen’s How to Draw a … Continue reading
I have driven from one corner of Wales to another, along beautiful roads, through mountains, along the pathways of Taliesin, all the while thinking about moths and myths and other things. And I have worked away in a school telling … Continue reading
When I began to write, to tentatively think I might be a writer, I kept a book that I wrote in every evening. Practice. If you want to get good at football play, every day. If you want to write … Continue reading
A morning spent wandering through old photos of cats for a cat book I am working on with Graffeg led to a melancholic mood of remembering, so when sitting at a computer became too much I took book, pencil, … Continue reading
Last week I had the great good fortune to meet David Almond on the occasion of the launch of his anniversary edition of Skellig. 15 years. Brilliant writer. I asked a question about how he writes, with a pen, on … Continue reading
I met Audrey through the MBF Christmas cards that I do. Someone sent her one for Christmas. Since then, through facebook I have got to know her better and met a few times at exhibitions, booklaunches, a silver workshop run … Continue reading
Another book sets sail in a sea of publishing. This one was sent off in style into the world once again by Solva Woollen Mill. Signed copies are available and they only have 200 at the moment, or I should … Continue reading
There are days that begin so beautifully that every action seems like an act of meditation, prayer, even pegging out clean washing on the line in a warm garden where honeysuckle twines around the last remnant of summer. I walk, … Continue reading