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Yosemite

We went to Yosemite National Park at the weekend to attend a wedding, and I loved being surrounded by the trees in the wonderful clear air.We stayed at the historic Wawona hotel (now renamed the Big Trees Lodge), and completely … Continue reading

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watercolour sketches

I’ve been experimenting with watercolours these last few weeks, every time we’ve been to see the Pacific Ocean along the west coast.These two are beaches some way below Half Moon Bay…

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improv theatre

Last weekend we went to see The Iron Stage doing a Game of Thrones improv night in San Francisco, it was amazing! I did lots of sketches while I watched…I said hello to the cast afterwards and showed them my … Continue reading

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Las Vegas

We went very old-school on a recent trip to Las Vegas, and tried to rediscover that classic vibe from the movies. We went to see the Showstoppers musical at the Wynn (where I sketched in the dark)……and sat drinking cocktails … Continue reading

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Vienna trip

I spent a few days in Vienna recently, and finally managed to eat at the famous Cafe Central with its glorious arched ceilings.I mixed it up a bit, and then went for cake at Simoni’s, a very modern cafe, and … Continue reading

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Wiltshire weekend

I just got back from a lovely weekend on the Wiltshire/Somerset border in England. We stayed in a bed & breakfast place surrounded by rolling green hills,and I did a few sketches, and took a few photographs, and just took … Continue reading

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Point Reyes

Hope everyone is having a relaxing winter break. I just got back from a little visit up the coast to Point Reyes National Seashore, which was chilly but oh so beautiful! We visited the Point Reyes lighthouse, and saw grey … Continue reading

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Kyushu part II

From Kumamoto, we travelled by scenic train to Kagoshima, with its famous active volcano Sakurajima. We visited up close, riding the boat across the bay, watching nervously at the smoke puffing gently from the top…We spent a day further south … Continue reading

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Kyushu part I

This week I have been in Kyushu Japan, starting my travels by train around the island. I love travelling by train here, it’s so efficient and also somehow charming. As you get further into the countryside, the trains become smaller, … Continue reading

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New York trip

I just got back from a quick trip to New York, where I worked on a lovely project for Dr Oz The Good Life magazine. I can’t show you what it was yet, but here’s a sketch I drew on … Continue reading

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