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...

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...

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...

The Salubrious beast

(The Salubrious beast) I have just recovered our lounge to the delight of most family members and the suspicion of 'she with tail'. To those who cohabit with us,...

A Family portrait.

Sometimes an idea arises and sticks in my mind, because it sits within its own ridiculous logic and laughs at me from there, until...

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...

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...

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...

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...