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How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim

I’m back at my desk and my mind is full of festive images…Christmas sing-a-longs, snow-covered hill-tops, purple clouds over a golden sunset, hoicking our friend out of a muddy puddle on a country walk (we nearly had to sacrifice his … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! Thanks for all your wonderful support and for following my adventures on this blog. Lots of love to you and yours x

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The other day Finch broke my necklace. It wasn’t just any old necklace. It was the necklace Big Dreamer gave me when Wren was born. It has five little stars on it, one for each of us. I wear it … Continue reading

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Christmas bustle

The kids break up on Friday so the end is in sight. Christmas plays, Christmas concerts, Christmas fairs, Christmas parties, and nativities are all done. Just Christmas jumper day (oh yes!), Christmas school dinners and one more deadline for me, … Continue reading

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Christmas cards

I’m so sorry to do this to you. I’m well aware it’s only October. Here goes…Christmas cards! There I’ve said it. I’ve got Christmas cards to sell. The reason I’m posting about them now is because I will be seeing … Continue reading

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Picture Books 2016

Every year I get a lot pleasure out of buying picture books for Christmas for the kids. It’s a real joy to look at what has been published over the last twelve months and to take time to peruse the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! Thank you for reading this blog and an enormous thank you for supporting me in all my illustration-related pursuits over the last year. Have a wonderful festive season.

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Christmas cheer

The festive season is working up to its grand conclusion. Nativities (including real live donkey) have been attended, Christmas Fair stalls have been (wo)manned, carol concerts have been sung at, Christmas parties have been enjoyed, Christmas markets have been perused … Continue reading

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Waymarkers

When do you think a regular activity becomes a tradition? This is our second year in Devon, Wren’s first Christmas, and Finch’s first Christmas that makes any sense to him. I think it’s a lovely phase in the life of … Continue reading

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Wreath-making

The river returned quickly to its normal level after Storm Angus and this week has been full of bright frosty days. Little Owl loved riding her bike through crispy cold leaves on the way to school this morning. They made … Continue reading

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