Monthly Archives: September 2012

Forgot to pack trousers

Oops! Forgot to pack trousers for Draw It! Monsters’ trip to Frankfurt Book Fair …

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Nowhereisland, “Batty” Blackmore and Mercy Bump

  To Ilfracombe in north Devon a couple of weeks ago to visit Nowhereisland, an island of Arctic rocks travelling up the south west coast.  I’m citizen number 11 thousand and something btw.  But first went to check out Ilfracombe’s … Continue reading

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Draw It! Aliens etc

Aliens and all sorts of other Draw It! friends will soon be en route to the Frankfurt Book Fair (via Hampstead Heath?)

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Draw It! Beauty tips (for monsters)

    Unpleasantly smooth and unblemished skin? Avoid that ghastly youthful look and try some SK wrinkle cream – adds wrinkles in seconds!  I’m having fun drawings pics for the second Draw It! book (out next year) – all to … Continue reading

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Duck Racing

Never completely successful at horse-racing, I decided to have a go with Ducks.  As everyone knows, Lyme Regis became famous for its Duck Races after Conger Coddling (involving a frozen dead eel – don’t ask) was banned.  Apparently Duck Racing, … Continue reading

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Mr Punch makes it into the local paper

Mr Punch, never shy of a bit of publicity, appeared with his companion Leslie Press in this week’s Camden New Journal.  

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Draw It! Dust

Busy working on Draw It! my new series of children’s activity books for A&C Black/Bloomsbury. They’re aimed at getting everyone to draw things they never thought of drawing before, and this is one of the ideas … yes,  draw your … Continue reading

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Meeting Mr Punch exhibition – that’s the way to do it! etc

  A wonderful exhibition launch! With cakes!  Much help from MW with organisation, and Lisa Hauck’s Hair Salon, former home of Leslie the Punch and Judy man in the 1930s, was a perfect venue.  Emerald‘s design expertise and Sabine’s medicinal (ahem) … Continue reading

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Meeting Mr Punch exhibition – getting ready

Much activity at the SK Studios (aka small table in back room of very small apartment) getting ready for the Meeting Mr Punch teaparty launch on sunday 9th September (3 days away in fact – yikes!) at 148 Gloucester Avenue, … Continue reading

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