The best tea house ever.

The best tea house ever.

Now I think everyone may have gathered by now I am a little obsessed with tea. I am currently sitting in a guest house in the mountains in Myanmar writing this having got the owner to find me boiling water so I could have a…

Drawing Elephants

Drawing Elephants

I have been without much internet for a couple of days so haven’t been able to do any posts. So in lieu of a proper full post here are a few drawings of the elephants I met, please say hello to Anna, Natalie Mali and…

Inktober challenge

Inktober challenge

It’s Inktober time again which means an ink drawing a day for the whole of October. To be honest its not really a difficulty its more of a pleasure. I was a little late starting as I had a nasty bug for the first couple…

My kind of perfect day

My kind of perfect day

At the weekend I met up with a couple of friends Emily and Amber who I have several things in common with. We all love to draw, we all love to make books and we all like to eat cake.  Emily and I like to…

A few little drawings…

A few little drawings…

Just over a week ago I was in Bournemouth catching up with lots of different friends but managed one day entirely to myself which turned out to be a proper treat. I spent a good chunk of it on the beach swimming and soaking up…

More Drawing India

More Drawing India

Once I was home from India my head was buzzing with ideas and possibilities. I just felt like I needed to make big drawings. There is something very physical and all encompassing about working on a large scale, the simple movement and gestural mark making…

Drawing India

Drawing India

It was such a delightful pleasure to draw as I traveled around India. Everywhere you turn there is something interesting. The shapes, colours, patterns and people all provided a wealth of material.    SaveSave

Masala Chai anyone?

Masala Chai anyone?

I am british and I love tea. Its been part of life always. My dad had a pint mug for his tea and I seem to have his tendencies. As a teenager I tried to become a cool kid and drink coffee but never liked…

Drawings around the house

Drawings around the house

My friends house in Italy is very beautifully put together. There are lots of lovely objects and arrangements to look at everywhere you turn. One ingenious idea is the use of an old ladder high on a wall in the kitchen to hang all the…

Drawing

Drawing

Drawing takes me to my happy place. It is a very personal way to document a journey, experience or encounter. My marks are unique to me and hopefully convey something which adds another dimension to my stories. I usually travel with at least a sketchbook…