First, I did a number of sketches.
Oh, wait. I forgot to tell you that I’m working on some illustrations of a delightful walled garden in Edinburgh called Dunbar’s Close, a small secret green space off the Royal Mile. Dunbar’s Close is a long narrow formal landscape comprised of three outdoor “rooms” — this is [...]
This is the only other book about France that you should read this year: Finding Me in France is the blog-turned-book real-time true story of one woman’s search for a life less ordinary. Bobbi French is a psychiatrist from Canada (sorry: Newfoundland) who chucked it all (career, native language, daily access to Miracle Whip) to [...]
Thank you, everyone, for your wonderful messages of support on Pub Date for Le Road Trip — April 10, 2012. Just think. A mere eight months ago this was all I had:
A stack of Damn France pages (and a tea bag). And now:
I’ve got a Damn France Book!
The cats can’t hardly contain their glee and [...]
I wasn’t in the best mood when I started out on my walk yesterday.
But when the shadows start to look a lot like June (not more than ten steps away from the Winter silhouette above) I have to lighten up.
See what there is to see.
You never know what’s hiding in the tall grass.
I had [...]