Illustrator / author / artist

Eric Carle Museum – Massachusetts USA

Massachusetts The next morning, I was delighted to watch snow fall while eating breakfast. The locals seemed less enthusiastic. By lunch, the snow had become...

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...

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...

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...

Bank Street Bookstore – New York City

The day before my story time, I stopped in to meet the staff at Bank Street Bookstore. It was a good thing I did,...

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...

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 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...

Barnes and Noble Princeton

Barnes and Noble Princeton It was not looking promising for my last official engagement of the trip as I sat in the Barnes and Noble,...

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...