Illustrator / author / artist

Bilby Awards

I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to create the 2017 bilby mascot for the BILBY AWARDS BOOKS I LOVE BEST YEARLY The BILBY Awards...

An understory

An understory   Under the slanting light of an early Brisbane morning, a small girl stood on a wicker chair. Her face was pressed...

Mazza Museum – Ohio USA

At the end of my speech came a question: “What comes first, the writing or the pictures?” Presenting at the beautiful Mazza Museum surrounded by...

Bologna Book Fair – Italy

My trip to Bologna and most importantly the Bologna Book Fair. A Bologna local assured me that, “It will happen when Galvani turns the page”. She...

Picture Books : The brilliant little ships of the imagination.

Rosetta Books sits in the beautiful hinterland town of Maleny. It is one of those bookshops with an enveloping mood of quiet happiness. I can’t read in public...

Dreamt of Birds

  Further to the theme of birds, this painting is part of a work in progress titled ‘Dreamt of Birds’.     I have a small pile of...

DoubleDay Publishing USA

My USA editor. I arrived good and early for my meeting at Random House, so that I could sit down to fidget. It turned out...

Half Remembered Story

When you go out for the evening groceries, but walk a hundred leagues through some half remembered story to get back home.

Creation of a book trailer

This book trailer was in collaboration with a group of very gifted people and some very excellent friends. . *****Click on Image below to see the...

German SCWBI – Munich Germany

Onwards to Germany. How a person chooses to travel must surely count for something … when the destination is reached.   I had an entire day of...