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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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Out for tea

Yesterday walked across a burgeoning Regents Park from Primrose Hill to Baker Street to have a cup of tea with JS, Dean of Degrees at an Oxford college. Continue reading

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Notebook page

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Skipping

Started my early morning skipping regime again.

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Two Williams on Primrose Hill

  Blake keeps popping up.  The Royal Parks have commissioned Will Davies to cut a  William Blake quotation, mentioning Primrose Hill,  into the new York stone edging at the Hill’s summit.  He was busy working on it when I took my regular … Continue reading

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