Tag Archives: Cornwall

Blue notes

My first memory of the sea was more of a sparkle than a colour.  Apparently my mother swam all the year round in the benign waters of the Devon coast –  our garden sloped down to one of its red … Continue reading

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Maps

I love maps!  Maybe because I’ve a very bad sense of direction, but more because they are full of possibilities.  I’ve drawn many illustrated maps for newspapers (including a G2 cover for the Guardian, see below), but mostly for the … Continue reading

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Visit to St Ives, Cornwall

“Cornwall is closed!” shouted a harrassed looking railway official at Exeter station.  I’d decided to try and get to St Ives despite severe weather warnings, and luckily took some provisions (well, ahem, chocolate for emergencies) with me as the journey … Continue reading

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Fowey Carnival 2013

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Monsters visit Cornish Libraries

  August is carnival time in Fowey in Cornwall,  a major event in this part of the world, and my Monster drawing events competed for attention with a giant walnut-cracking crab, the Red Arrows aerobatic team, a huge fancy-dress parade … Continue reading

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