Illustrator / author / artist

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...

Children’s Writer’s Guild

Children's Writer's Guild The Children's Writer's Guild was brought to my attention by a friend. One thing led to another and now I am extremely...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

RJJulia Bookstore – Connecticut USA

Connecticut One of the upsides of the internet is that you do find some amazing people out there. I’ve had the frequent experience of being...