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Three years on Squiggles, poetry, Welcome to the Family

Why don’t I blog? Because I’m too busy staring into space. But had a lovely time at the Guardian’s Big Draw with such a fine and varied group of illustrators. I did Squiggles, where you can turn a squiggle into … Continue reading

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To blog or not to blog

Is blogging  useful? Creative? Time wasting?  Does it matter if no one but you ever reads it? Am pondering these questions but meanwhile, inspired by the awesome Sarah McIntyre, who blogs as she breathes , and Helena Pielichaty (ditto) here … Continue reading

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AGENTS, BLOGS, VALENTINES, ILLUSTRATORS, COMEDY NITES, ASYLUM….

FEBRUARY: What is there about February that is worth celebrating? Cold…. Snow… and  Valentine’s Day… This year is Leap year, so on Feb 29th, we get a whole extra day. Perhaps time will stand still. Why not take the day … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS SEASON TO BE JOLLY

  You can see more of my Christmas cartoons here And here is DORIS, the cleaner, celebrating on a similar theme: Meanwhile, Flowkwee, my ALIEN SCHOOLBOY, is having trouble with his winter clothes: He think Father Christmas is a god … Continue reading

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ROALD DAHL, TOWER HAMLETS, PRIZES, LITERACY GALORE.

No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member– No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds– November! – Thomas Hood My November was quite cheery, though. Nov 4th … Continue reading

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AWARDS, EXHIBITIONS, ALIENS SIGHTED IN CHELTENHAM, FAMILIES

  The Guardian has put up a gallery of pictures from “Letters from an Alien Schoolboy’ But  Earthlings are documenting Aliens everywhere. Here’s a sinister one I found lurking about at the Cheltenham Literary festival.  Could it be by Imogen? … Continue reading

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