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Take Me To Toronto Pronto

Take Me To Toronto Pronto

December 20, 2018

Toronto is a city that I love and have been lucky to be able to visit throughout my life.

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Pacific Northwest Tour: Portland, Oregon

Pacific Northwest Tour: Portland, Oregon

December 14, 2018

I took a slow train … a very, slow train from Seattle to Portland, jam packed full of Seattle Seahawk fans

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Pacific Northwest Tour: Seattle, Washington

Pacific Northwest Tour: Seattle, Washington

December 11, 2018

I took the bus from Vancouver BC across the border to Seattle, Washington. It rained, it was dark, I didn’t see a thing. The following day the rain stopped and I found my way around the city, discovering places I’d read about: the wonderful food and craft market at Pike Place and the historic Pioneer Square. 

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Pacific Northwest Tour: Vancouver BC

Pacific Northwest Tour: Vancouver BC

December 09, 2018

Last week I took a plane, train and automobile to get from Devon, England to Vancouver BC on the west coast of Canada

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Celebrating Trees Around The World

Celebrating Trees Around The World

November 27, 2018

As we begin to think about decorating our homes for Christmas, central to this vision of festivity and fun is a tree.  

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Here's Home

Here's Home

November 08, 2018

Two and a half years ago I moved from Yorkshire to Devon with my partner John and two cats in tow.  The move was prompted by a desire to live by the sea and the realisation that the North Sea off the Yorkshire Coast was just a little too cold for comfort.

 I sold my eco-bag business in Sheffield, licensed my giftware brand to Judge Sampson in Hastings and set out life as an illustrator for hire and map maker extraordinaire!

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A Long Weekend in Malaga

A Long Weekend in Malaga

October 31, 2018

Last weekend I took an autumn city break to Malaga. It’s quicker for me to fly to Spain from my home in Devon then it is to get the train to London … and almost as cheap, so spending a long weekend in one of Europe’s iconic cities is not a difficult undertaking :-)

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Super Southwell Minster

Super Southwell Minster

October 09, 2018

Last week I met up with my sister who was over from Canada and we took a trip to the lovely, little market town of Southwell, which is near to where we grew up.

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London Calling

London Calling

September 18, 2018

It’s show time again, which means that I and or my illustrated giftware head off for different parts of the world and present ourselves to retail buyers from every corner of the globe.

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Two Hours in Chicago

Two Hours in Chicago

August 24, 2018

Earlier this month I travelled to Chicago from Toronto for a business meeting with a potential licensee and found myself with 2 hours to spare after flesh had been pressed and deals done and won.

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A Pioneering Cityscape in Canada

A Pioneering Cityscape in Canada

August 08, 2018

Last week I created my first Live Cityscape at the wonderful Black Creek Pioneering Village in Toronto.  I had visited this open-air, historical museum a few years ago

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Getting Creative in Cornwall

Getting Creative in Cornwall

July 25, 2018

This weekend I went to Cornwall, armed with a large canvas, paints, brushes and my easel.  Super stockist of my Cityscape canvas tote bags: Weird Fish, 

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