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Sisters, doing it

July 4, 2012


A spot of delicious colour and pattern for you today Digest followers. Have been meaning to share the work of Collier Campbell wth you (for those who are unfamiliar) ever since I reaccquainted myself with their divine work back in Feb. The images of the bed linen at the bottom of this post are there because […]

My first book?

November 5, 2011


I was chatting to a friend last weekend and she was telling me about how her little girl was having nightmares about their vacuum cleaner (she is frightened by the noise) when I had a sudden flash back to one of my favourite books when I was a child. Wow. It must have made a big impression […]

Just purrfect

August 20, 2011


That’s what he’s thinking anyway. Here is a bit of silliness for you. A while ago when I playing around with my new pens and inks I drew this spotted bow-tie and then a cat, looking what I think could be called, supercilious. Couldn’t think of a decent name for him… maybe you can?

Color by numbers

August 15, 2011


I found this cross-stitch kit at Rozelle Markets one fine Saturday and picked it up for huge $3. Spurred on by my successful completion of a small image of Santa’s head (…not a sentence I ever anticipated writing) I thought it might be satisfying to try something bigger. Bigger and more complex. Complex in the […]


July 20, 2011


your homecoming will be my homecoming- my selves go with you, only i remain; a shadow phantom effigy or  seeming   (an almost someone always who’s noone) a noone who, until their and your returning, spends the forever of his loneliness dreaming their eyes have opened to your morning   feeling their stars have risen through […]

Round & round

May 18, 2011


Round and round the garden like a teddy bear, One step, a’ two step and a tickle-y under there! This is a little pen and ink sketch of a tiny hand-made teddy bear that I was given before I went overseas on my first backpacking adventure. He was made from brown mini-corduroy, with a lemon, loop-edged ribbon and […]

Talented guy

April 18, 2011


How good is this cover on the first issue of The New Yorker for 2011? It is titled “Happy New Decade” by illustrator Richard McGuire.  Here are some more of his, the front and back of a CD he designed for a band he plays bass in: Wonder what the music is like? Bound to be […]