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Human horses – and The Hand Book (work in progress)

Yesterday saw this on someone’s doorstep,  investigated and discovered it belonged to a hobby horse man with a group of Morris Dancers who’d just finished performing outside a pub in Primrose Hill.  He kindly let me become a dancing horse … Continue reading

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Primrose Hill walls and shelves

When not working at my desk I can get distracted by arranging stuff on my shelves and pin boards.  Every item has a story to tell, so it’s like assembling a visual diary.  Some robots have been consigned to a … Continue reading

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My interview with Not Such A Model Mum

Fab interview on Not Such A Model Mum!  It was great to chat to Caroline who kindly wrote this feature, and meet her family.  And wish my flat had been a bit tidier …

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High Speed Rail hearing at the House of Lords Select Committee

The morning started with hedgehogs.  HS2 (High Speed Rail 2) want to use London Zoo‘s carpark as a lorry depot.  Hedgehogs live on the leafy edges of the carpark.  Could this endangered species survive the estimated two hundred (the number … Continue reading

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Primrose Hill Dog Show September 2016

Stylish coats, scarves, tonics, treats (including beer) were all on offer in Primrose Hill at the weekend for a host of canine visitors. Doting owners could get their companions’ portraits painted, or treat them to an ice cream …

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New! Draw It! Pirates launched this week

Lovely morning, sunshine and birdsong, and bumped into local Primrose Hill blogger carrying a copy of my latest book Draw It! Pirates, the seventh in my Draw It! series of activity books for children, published by Bloomsbury. Many thanks to ILovePrimroseHill for … Continue reading

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Pen and ink portraits of Primrose Hill people for Faces of the Hill exhibition

 Earlier this year I was asked to make portraits of three Primrose Hill characters for a Faces of the Hill exhibition in north London.  As I drew them, I asked people a few things about their lives.  The sitters were Theo, a librarian,  … Continue reading

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Solar eclipse, Primrose Hill, March 20th 2015

Joined hundreds of people walking up Primrose Hill this morning to view an exciting eclipse that just didn’t seem to happen, or if it did we didn’t notice. Desperate press photographers perked up when they saw the number of inventive … 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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