Book Cover Beauty

Over the last four months, I’ve been working away on three commissions for poetry book covers. Thirza Clout is the first poet in the UK to be published by Mark Time Books (founded in Australia by Ross Donolon). Her pamphlet […]

Wenlock Time

Back in September I created a piece of artwork for Wenlock Poetry Festival 2016, which is now making it’s way into various bits of promotional material. The piece is called Wenlock Time, and is a mix of collage, paint and […]


Back in early August I travelled up to North West Scotland for a week’s course at Bridge House Art. The course was called Alchemy, and focused on mark making and altering surfaces. Taking inspiration from the dramatic (and sometimes stormy) surroundings, […]

Festival on the Edge

In mid-July I was invited to teach a bookmaking workshop at Festival on the Edge, a lovely folk and storytelling festival in Much Wenlock, Shropshire. The festival site is at the beginning of Wenlock Edge; a wooded limestone escarpment steeped […]

Walk on the wild side

It’s been almost a whole month since Wenlock Poetry Festival, and shamefully I’ve only just got round to processing my photos from Wild Wenlock. For me the weekend was a wildish crafty whirlwind, with lots of visitors to my little […]

Wild Wenlock

Preparations for Wenlock Poetry Festival are almost complete. I am hosting a children’s installation called Wild Wenlock 11am-3pm on both days, under Much Wenlock’s Corn Exchange. It consists of these miniature teepees I’ve been making for the last two months: […]