The Reveries of a Solitary Walker

Because I’ve lived in so many different places, I don’t have one specific place to go to when I need to recharge my batteries. Instead I have a routine or a ritual which usually makes me feel a bit better. This involves an early morning experience – a walk, cycle, run, or just a prolonged…

When life gets blurry, adjust your focus – blur

  Hong Kong by night is a dazzling gallery of neon signs – and this photograph was my attempt to capture them. It was taken on a fantastic tram journey between Kennedy Town and North Point, which takes you through the heart of this vibrant city past the hundreds of brightly coloured lights. To capture…

Food glorious food in watercolour

Long before the culture of taking photographs of what you were about to eat and putting it on facebook, myself and other artists sketched our food. For me, it all started when I was a little girl and was encouraged to keep an illustrated diary when I went on holiday. Our caravan was often parked…

Finding my sketchbooks and travel journals

I am over the moon with excitement… A few weeks ago I drove, with my family, across Sweden and Denmark, sailed the North Sea, and then travelled through pretty much every county in England, with the aim of collecting some of my old travel journals, sketchbooks and photographs (and visiting friends and family too). It…