Illustrator / author / artist

The art of the chart.

(Facebook banner for the Australian Society of Authors) Out over the saw toothed ocean upon which the ships balance perilously, the world tips toward the...

Marble Island – QLD Australia

When you ought to be wearing glasses, strange forebodings and wishful thinking lie over hard geography like a vapour. The senses do what they...

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...

Eight Cousins Book Store – Cape Cod

My last post left off in Ohio, where I said a sad farewell to the folks at the Mazza Museum. As we drove along the flat...

Fundamentals Bookstore – Ohio USA

It is somewhat of an irony that I need solitude to create stories and images, but when the work is finished, it is sent...

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...

Sand Hills at Blue Hole

This is a story of a monster in the deep hole under my bed. She must be ancient by now, if she is still there, pressed into...

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...

Lantern Garden

When we lived in Eumundi, I spent a great deal of time drawing the local scenery.                                         The reason this picture is poignant is that it...

Sea bath at Coogee

The accidental seafaring of Willi Wolf. Paintings of Willi Wolf and Coogee provide a good example of how a story embedded in a subject drives...