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kung hei fat choi!

A very happy Chinese New Year to you all!┬áMay this year be lucky, prosperous, and fabulous for everyone.Here’s another dog that I drew for the Keswick Foundation in HK. Enjoy!

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children’s murals

I’m sorting through images for my new website (hopefully launching soon!) and found these photos of several children’s room murals I’ve done over the years. These two were for my neices…This jungle themed room is in a new baby’s room … Continue reading

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little bowls

Whenever I go out to eat here in Tokyo, there are so many ways the food is presented that takes my breath away…

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snowy tokyo

It is the coldest winter in Tokyo so far in the Heisei period (the last 29 years) and last week it snowed; suddenly and violently and beautifully.I walked outside in the early evening to take a look…and found a little … Continue reading

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This week I went to the Boroichi fleamarket in Tokyo. It has been held twice a year in the same place for over 430 years, and is an intangible folk cultural asset of Japan. I wandered, browsed and sketched, and … Continue reading

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mokuhanga exhibition

Monday to Friday this week I have some prints on show in the CfSHE gallery in Tokyo. It’s an exhibition of prints from all the artists who attended the mokuhanga residency in Kawaguchiko this summer.Let me know know if you’d … Continue reading

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happy new year!

Welcome to 2018. I’m looking forward to a year of discoveries: wonderful museums, inspiring cuisine, new friends, and a new home to explore. I’m moving to Tokyo this week, it’s going to be fun! Here’s a picture of the afternoon … Continue reading

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London exhibitions

I’ve been having a wonderful week in London, visiting museums and seeing friends and family. I’d been waiting all year to see the Tove Jansson show at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, and it didn’t disappoint…Her work has always inspired me … Continue reading

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tokyo meal

On a quick visit to Tokyo recently, I managed a little sketch of the desserts during a very pretty meal at Hannariya.It is a Kyoto style place and the dishes were as beautiful as they were delicious…

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