Illustrator / author / artist

The National Centre for Children’s Literature – Canberra Australia

(Dr Belle Alderman , Myself , Belinda Gamlin at the Lu Rees Archive in front of my past efforts) Lu Rees Archive has long supported me...

Asian Festival of Children’s Content – Singapore

  ASIAN FESTIVAL OF CHILDREN’S CONTENT 30 MAY – 6 JUNE 2015 NATIONAL LIBRARY BUILDING, SINGAPORE AFCC is a festival that brings together content creators and producers with parents, teachers,...

Seven Stories – Newcastle UK

My trip to the UK (The North) We set out from London with the usual circus of roundabouts and wrong turns. Our GPS was inhabited...

Visiting my agent Ronnie Herman – New York City

We approached New York, guided by a GPS and car horns. This was to be the last leg of my tour but was already...

Maine Boats Homes and Harbors

On the subject of old friends. My first ongoing illustration work was with Wooden Boat Magazine in Maine USA, many years ago. I can still remember...

Julie Danielson – Connecticut USA

As committed and dedicated as writers and illustrators are … the people who help promote our work equally deserve our recognition. I recently made acquaintance...

Janet our music teacher.

Detail from a recent portrait of  dear friend Janet Brewer. Janet is a concert pianist, as well as a clarinetist and flautist. Incidentally, she  played clarinet...

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...

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...

Chris Beetles Gallery – London UK

Back in London, I ventured to the Chris Beetles gallery. The current exhibition was Michael Forman. His extraordinary career was on show in a floor to...