2016 was the first year I managed to get myself organised for Inktober. I decided to illustrate sayings.
After putting a few of these up with the sayings, my friend Mick said it would be better if he could guess them. So I began to put them up without captions (answers below). NB. I’ve since coloured some of the ink drawings. (more…)
FAB (Friends Against Bullying) Club went live on Amazon last month. Woo-hoo!
When I was planning FAB, I was going to be living in New Zealand when the book came out. I wanted to take the book around schools and libraries and book stores, as I think that is the only way to launch a children’s book by an unknown author. But (long story), we decided to stay another year in Spain, so that put a bit of a spanner in the works. (more…)
Early this summer, we spent a couple of weeks driving along the northern coast of Spain as far as A Coruña. It’s a working town, lacking the glamour of San Sebastian, or Barcelona. However, it has great food and wine, a surf beach and a huge waterfront path. We walked it from the beach past the Roman lighthouse and down to the old town. The last part was lined with peach-coloured lampposts from the mid nineties, each of which had 4 ceramic (oops – enamel – thanks, Verónica!) works of art. They were all by the same artist, Julia Ares. (more…)