In late September I started doing an evening cartooning course at the local community centre. At first there was just myself, the teacher and an eleven year old boy called Emile, but now we are up to six students. I'm still the only adult, and don't understand most of what the teenagers or eleven year … Continue reading Local Cartooning Course
I've drawn my friends a cartoon for a (very) belated wedding gift. Paul likes to say it's a big day everyday, but this really was one!
As our one return flight per year for our family (I've written numerous blog posts on flying less and how important it is to combat climate change) we booked a trip to Piedmont in Italy so we could go to a friends wedding. It was absolutely beautiful there and this is my cartoon of the … Continue reading Italian summer
My ridiculously beautiful sister got married this summer so I drew her and her husband to be this cartoon as a wedding gift.
A wedding cartoon to tell the story of how they met..
We have found our spiritual home. We had a three night holiday here in May and it was just so so nice - so quiet (no planes!!!) and the dunes and the beaches were beautiful and the cycle paths were amazing. There was also a trampoline at our hotel so our daughter was probably the … Continue reading Zuiderduin
I live under a so-called 'emergency runway' that Brussels Airport abuses the use of. Once you've spent a few Sunday afternoons in the garden with 747s hurtling overhead deadening the possibility of conversation or relaxation, and have been woken up at 3am then 4:30am then 5:30am by the noise of cargo planes, you are no … Continue reading Air travel and internet giants
The epic Easter Egg Hunt of 2018.
Sarah and Anja (both 3) have a recurring conversation about their respective favourite colours every time they see each other. I feel it helps to cement their bond of friendship.
A weekend trip to Scheveningen and The Hague in Holland. If you ever go with a small child bring a tiny bike/scooter for them because the esplanade along the beach is perfect for them to ride on, and not having ours with us was somewhat of a disaster.