Tag Archives: travel

Hawaii

Recently I went to the Big Island of Hawaii for a little holiday. We travelled most of the way round the island, visiting all sorts of different landscapes…and sketching…I loved seeing the sea, in pretty coves and the wide, wide … Continue reading

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Grand Teton National Park

When we visited Yellowstone, we also went to the Grand Teton National Park, and I found it more beautiful than I could have imagined.We stood at the same point that Ansel Adams took his famous photograph, overlooking the winding Snake … Continue reading

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Kawaguchiko

This weekend I did a little sightseeing around where I’m staying, in Kawaguchiko, Japan. There are a series of caves you can visit at the foot of Mt Fuji, formed from lava from the last eruption. The Narusawa Ice Cave … Continue reading

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East Coast trip

I’ve just come home from a wonderful visit in New York and Washington DC. I love NY, and it felt wonderful to meet friends and wander in all my special spots… I showed my portfolio, ate fun dinners, and saw … 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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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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mid-autumn festival

I’m in HK at the moment, for various projects, and loving the mid-autumn festival. It’s a long holiday weekend, and even with the occasional rain (and thunder) it’s a time for families to enjoy the evening, wonder at the moon, … Continue reading

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Montana road trip – part 1

We’ve just started our road trip in Montana and I’m already loving it. We landed in Missoula, and were greeted by this bear at the airport. We spent our first day wandering the town on the hottest day of the … Continue reading

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kokeshi

I’ve been trying to do more mokuhanga, and recently completed this print of Japanese kokeshi dolls for my new collaborative project with Yoomni Nam and Katie Baldwin. This time we’re calling our project alabama + california + kansas. You can … Continue reading

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Connecticut magazines

I recently created some maps for a series of town guide magazines for Litchfield, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Bedford + Pound Ridge, and Wilton, in beautiful Connecticut, USA. The magazines are super nicely produced, and full of useful local information. I illustrated … Continue reading

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