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Time for school

The skies are leaden and the day is blustery. The radio regales me with dire weather reports from Scotland; wind, rain and the chance of snow at rush hour tomorrow. Meanwhile I sit snugly at my desk and press Send … Continue reading

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Boomerang jobs

Sometimes it feels like Big Dreamer and I are trapped in an episode of Fawlty Towers on a loop. We can’t seem to do any jobs around the house without them boomeranging right round and pinging us in the head … Continue reading

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Storage…again!

I have been making draw string bags for the kids to hang on their coat pegs in the hall and store their seasonal gear in. I’m so tired of bundles of scarves, hats and gloves being wedged on top of … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night

A gusty gale blew in at the back end of last week. It blew the last of the autumn leaves to the ground where they were battered into brown sludge by heavy downpours. Seagulls wheeled in the leaden skies, shouting … Continue reading

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Home

We’re back from our holidays, our suitcases crammed full of happy family memories and a copious amount of stowaway sand.

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Conflict and the Brain

In my last post I told you about illustrations I’d done for a web game for the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) and a second part of the commission was to produce a poster that explained the biology behind … Continue reading

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#StopTalkListen

Last week I was in Perth at the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution Youth Event entitled Stop Talk Listen. My job was to document the event in sketches and to help facilitate group activities, the output of which would be … Continue reading

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Garlic

This evening was golden as the sun set. The hills were purple and bronze with heather. Coming back later on from a friend’s house, through dark windy lanes, rabbits and mice scattered to the verges in the beam of my … Continue reading

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Family gatherings

Little Owl and I are currently enjoying a jaunt down to Yorkshire. This weekend there was a bit of a clan gathering of Big Dreamer’s family. It’s a mighty family and very close knit so it was great to see … Continue reading

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