Monthly Archives: April 2013

Inspiring people

After complaining in yesterday’s post about people who weren’t inspiring me I thought I’d share with you some people who are inspiring me: 1. The article I’ve put up here is one my mum sent me from a magazine she … Continue reading

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Approaching cliff

I have been doing a lot of hard thinking recently about what on earth is going to happen to me when I finish this degree. I’m under no illusions about the world of illustration…it’s tough. There are some terrifying stats … Continue reading

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Nomad Magazine

Nomad magazine has just come back from the printers and it’s looking great. For those of you who don’t know, this year I have been the Creative Director for the Edinburgh University student magazine, Nomad. I’ve learnt so much, especially … Continue reading

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Fondant fancies

I’ve just been sent invaluable supplies by my mother-in-law to keep me going over the last couple of weeks of my degree. This little cube of cakey perfection is a Fondant Fancy from Betty’s Tea Rooms in Harrogate. If anything … Continue reading

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A little book

Outside my window the weather is wild. The rooks from the trees behind our house take off in giant plumes, then tumble and wheel on the gusts. Little Owl’s swing has wrapped itself around the cross bar in a giant … Continue reading

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A First Book of Nature

Here are some pictures from a beautiful book Little Owl was given for her birthday called A First Book of Nature. I thought you might enjoy seeing it if you haven’t already. It’s by Nicola Davies, who was a Really … Continue reading

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Taking a breather

Little Owl is on her Easter holidays from nursery for the next two weeks. She’s going to spend next week with her grandparents but this week she’s with me. Hence my degree work has had to come to a halt … Continue reading

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Birch sap wine

The floor plan for the degree show has gone up in the studio. I know my space. Today we’ve been putting orders in for shelves and tables. Time is ticking! Big Dreamer has been out tapping birch trees so that … Continue reading

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Watson and Crick

I was listening to a programme on Radio 4 the other day about Watson and Crick discovering the structure of DNA. Along with Maurice Wilkins, they received a Nobel Prize for their work. It got me thinking about who I’d … Continue reading

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