Illustrator / author / artist

Dogs I’ve met

Bruiser The dog travelling Red coat. Foxy Dog with toys.

There are places you cannot go, except by bear.

Here is the story of my journey into Terra Incognita.   I found myself at my desk with a handful of old childhood photos. It is was an effort...

A Book Hedge

A book hedge, that is what is required.

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...

Characters

Characters                             Something that interests me greatly, is the life of characters beyond the small lit stage of a picture book.

The singing teacher’s cat

  Revisiting my diaries from my time in Canberra. I came across drawings of the cat that belonged to my daughter's singing teacher. I had a good...

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...

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...

Bridge

Bridge In the evening light, I noticed a wildlife bridge suspended high above the road. Its wire span sharply divided the evening sky, while below...