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Ribadesella, Spain and Ceramic Cartoon Art

 

We are back from a trip to Asturias (the boyf likes to fly fish, I like to surf and Billie likes sleeping with us in our tent) and we loved it as much as the first time we went, last year.

Billie loves the tent

On Monday, we checked out the seaside town of Ribadesella. It was a beautiful spot, with an estuarine river that loops inside the old town and around the newer part, with its mansions built with the riches brought back from the colonies in the Americas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Have You Ever Felt Like Living in Another Country?

I’ve been very lucky as a cartoonist in the era of the internet. I’ve been able to work from almost anywhere. Because of my UK-Kiwi citizenship, I’ve also been able to live in a lot of places. So I’ve lived and worked in the UK, New Zealand and Australia.

But I always wanted to live somewhere where they didn’t speak English, where I could learn the language. I am rubbish at languages and hated trying to learn French and German in school. But Spanish is more logical. The way it is written is the way it is pronounced, once you learn the basic rules (unlike English: pare, pear, pair!!!). If I was going to be able to learn any language, it was going to be Spanish. I also wanted to live fairly near my family in the UK for a while. So Spain was the obvious destination.
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I Move Around a Lot

I’ve updated the “about” section of this site (click on the link above, or here.). I really do move around a lot, so I probably should update this more.

1975 Land Rover with me and Billie and Duncan

Although we have been in Spain for the last couple of years, we plan to be in New Zealand by the end of the year. It’s an amazing time to be a cartoonist – the internet makes things possible that I never dreamed about as a kid.

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