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Sorry to the non-local followers – my blog these days kind of doubles as an alternative to facebook promotion as I’m not on traditional social media. 89 more words


Sketching Swine @ the Hunterian (museum of surgery)

The first sketching swine of 2015 brought us back to my favourite place from last year – The Hunterian in central London. The Hunterian was begun in the late 1700’s by John Hunter, a surgeon with an experimental nature. 273 more words

Members' Choice Awards - BIB's 16th Annual Exhibit

This past weekend marked Bay Island Bonsai’s 16th annual exhibit. As I remember the plans that went into the first exhibit, it’s hard to believe that so many of these events have come to pass. 255 more words


Tuesday Thesaurus - In the dark

Well, we are well past the winter solstice, and February is almost upon us.


I have always wondered if being born in January feels like. 59 more words

Sydney Festival 2015

Once again this year I attended Sydney Festival in Hyde Park. The Festival Village was set up really well and included some amazing food and drink places, and my favourite place Gelato Messina. 62 more words


Wax Lyrical - pub board design

My, my, haven’t I got lazy with uploads?! Seriously though, I promise I’m not doing nothing. I’m working on a commission for a book at present so a lot of my energy is going on that, which I can’t put up on here at the moment.  96 more words


A Christmas tree is for Christmas...

… not for life.

Poor Diarmuid, I cannot help but feel sorry for him.
I see him walk his Christmas tree each and every day, same time, same lap, same love for his needled friend. 177 more words