Tower Bridge

I’m ashamed that its taken me three months living in lovely Wapping before finding the time to take on Tower Bridge. It’s only a hop and skip away from my house,  but London… Continue reading

Big Fish

Following my recent initial stabs at painting I went to visit the Royal Academy and seek inspiration from the works of the Glasgow Boys. I’d not really known much about them, but was… Continue reading

Merry Christmas from London

Seasons greetings to all, especially the new wave of subscribers that seem to have found me through Spitalfields Life! I seem to have an increasing number of people looking in on me from… Continue reading

Show now open!

Last night saw the opening of my first show at Town House, at No. 5 Fournier Street (map), in the heart of historic Spitalfields. Lovely to catch up with the Gentle Author of… Continue reading

Butchers at Borough

Some people get a craving for bacon sandwiches, I get a craving to draw. After bakers and chefs, the fascination with men and food continues and once again, a subject that doesn’t keep… Continue reading

A few square feet of happiness

A sneaky look at my corner of the studio which still seems such a novelty and privilege at the same time, and probably where I’ll be spending of lot of my Christmas holidays.… Continue reading

Town Mouse at the Town House

A little preview of a special event coming up next week, my very first solo show, tucked away in a gorgeous Georgian house right next to Christ Church in Spitalfields. More details to… Continue reading

A pint a sketch

These aren’t the only places I’ve been hanging around recently, honest. Drawing in pubs is becoming an addictive habit, there’s really nothing more relaxing than an hour or so combining people-watching, good company,… Continue reading

Pencil into Paint

A crossroads moment… I’ve attempted to paint only three paintings in my twenty-five years, and give up on those almost as soon as I started. But something’s changed. I’ve drawn from observation more… Continue reading

Battle scenes at the British Museum

This is one of three sketches I did of Greek warriors, fascinated by the intensity of the characters despite their relief form. I’m possibly a little infatuated with a new phone that takes… Continue reading