Illustrator / author / artist

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,...

A book to dim the light of this world, just enough...

I came across a quote by Charles Jonson, ‘Without emotion, art is lifeless, without intellect it is shapeless’. Emotion is the great driver in creative...

Picture Books : The brilliant little ships of the imagination.

Rosetta Books sits in the beautiful hinterland town of Maleny. It is one of those bookshops with an enveloping mood of quiet happiness. I can’t read in public...

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...

Dogs I’ve met

Bruiser The dog travelling Red coat. Foxy Dog with toys.

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...

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...

Creation of a book trailer

This book trailer was in collaboration with a group of very gifted people and some very excellent friends. . *****Click on Image below to see the...

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...