Monday, 21 December 2009

Sunday, 13 December 2009


Some creatures are not always keen to hatch... A quick one for IF

egg hatching illustration

Thursday, 17 September 2009

From the cabinet

The best sort of holiday is one filled with strange curiosities...

stone gargoyles
museum egg specimens
fish head

Saturday, 29 August 2009

The view from abroad

birds standing on a glass roof
It's that time of year again - a time for balmy nights on another shore.

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Cripes! Space biscuits!

giant bourbon in space
They said it was impossible, they said it was madness, they said it was, frankly, a waste of money... but the naysayers are eating humble pie now (or should that be humble biscuits...?) Yes - the first bourbon* in space! Another IF illo (bit late).
*Mmm, my favourite!

Monday, 13 April 2009


blackbird sitting in a tree
spire of salisbury cathedral
logs piled up in a forest
... and surroundings. A beautiful part of the country. In a strange case of synchronicity, I've just started reading The Remains of the Day, which also references Salisbury.

Saturday, 14 February 2009

A day out

Today was spent listening to music...

man conducting orchestra

... and reflecting...

bird sitting on a pipe
reflections in a window
reflections of birds in a lake