Work in Progress: First Fig

For this handcolored lino print, I’ve branched (!) out to illustrate a snippet of a friend’s story… While travelling together, a dear young friend read out the Sylvia Plath excerpt below, commenting how very much they related… Wow! What a … Continue reading



Work in Progress: Speak With Love

Remember in my previous Work in Progress post, I mentioned a Facebook conversation that changed my entire approach to colour schemes? Thanks to Leela Sinha, this series of 6 pieces are way more colouful and interesting than they might have … Continue reading



Is a Lino Print even Proper Original Art?

Is a Lino Print even Proper Original Art? “Yes, of course a Lino Print is Proper Art!” You somehow knew I’d say that, didn’t you? But Meg, it’s just a print. Isn’t it? A limited edition lino print is not … Continue reading



Live Bold List 42: Making Things, Making Things Fair and Death

I’m bursting to share these wonderful ideas, which are colouring me intrigued this week/month. I love podcasts (and videos that have interesting messages)! Here are a few I enjoyed, sorted by theme. (The above cat linoprint artwork is part of … Continue reading



The making of Cat and Cushion linoprint

Dearest Bold Soul, I hope this finds you sparkling and/or chortling. I am so grateful Spring has sprung … loving the warmth of the sun on my skin and the happy light! Check out my new website ‘look’ with the … Continue reading



The bad news turns into good news

Greetings bold souls! I hope this finds you well and contented :) I remember watching Bill Mollison years ago, probably on a TV show. He’s one of the founders of Permaculture, purveyors of “protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted … Continue reading



Fringe parade and printing in the vicinity of kookaburras

Hello Wonder Beings! Hooray for the Fringe Parade! This is me in my giant puppet rig as a Space Knight getting ready to walk the path! Cool sunlight effect on the photo. Thanks for the picture Kurt; he was wearing … Continue reading