Illustrator / author / artist

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sock Chook – Around the world with a three year old.

Past memories swim in my head and one in particular has become a focus; a trip 15 years ago when we traveled from Australia across America...

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...

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...

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...