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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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Microwave conspiracies

My Dad has a conspiracy theory about microwaves. It goes like this. Whichever way he puts his mug of coffee into the microwave, it always finishes with the mug handle turned away from him when he goes to get it … Continue reading

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British Pathe

It was with great surprise and delight that we were alerted to a film clip by British Pathe. They’ve been releasing loads of archive films and who should turn up as the subject of one but my Granddad! The picture … Continue reading

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Searching for brown

Yesterday a chill wind blew. It was laden with portents of ice and snow. Today the sheep dogs lounge in the sun on the steps from the farm yard. The weather is warm and mild again but we draw in … Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury

On the way home from London today I read Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Big Dreamer has been pestering me to read it for ages but I’d resisted because of the weird 70s sci-fi cover on the version we own. I … Continue reading

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D&AD stand

Here’s the final Edinburgh College of Art stand at D&AD. Sorry about the slightly cock-eyed montage. The stand’s quite wide and I couldn’t get far enough back to fit it all in. Last night was the private view. The exhibiting … Continue reading

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D&AD set up

This morning I got up bright and early to travel across London to set up the D&AD show at Spitalfields Market. I thought it was highly amusing that I was travelling on the Tube carrying a cardboard tube. My comic … Continue reading

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D&AD work

As promised, here are the two pieces I will be taking along to show at the D&AD New Blood show. They’re natural history posters aimed at primary school children. The idea is that they can be used as window stickers … Continue reading

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Haring along

In the late part of this afternoon, on our way home from visiting friends, Little Owl and I encountered a hare on the road. He bounded out of an open gateway in the hedgerow before turning to gallop along beside … Continue reading

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Wild waters

Here’s a little girl who is happy in the sun. The same can’t be said for us. After the deluge over the last week the weather has continued to be showery. Between the downpours we scurried down to the river … Continue reading

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