For the Autumn half term holiday, we went to a family friendly hotel in Willingen, Germany which is a four-hour drive from our house in Brussels. We left the day after the girls had participated in a Halloween trick or treat parade round our neighbourhood (so the three-year-old had had sweets for the first timeContinue reading “Willingen”

Local Cartooning Course

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 yearContinue reading “Local Cartooning Course”

Messing around with Portraits

Day 5 of wearing my tracksuit bottoms. I’ve been messing around with portraits, using what is fast becoming my favourite medium – watercolours. They are (in order of appearance) a sketch of my friends at Amandas baby shower, my sister and her friend on a night out (I think it actually looks like my sister,Continue reading “Messing around with Portraits”