Monthly Archives: November 2015

  • neighbour's garden

    my neighbour’s garden

    November 21, 2015

      This is the front garden of my neighbour’s house, in Leytonstone, London. Her choice of decoration is full of historical – and mythological – resonances. She is an Irish Catholic grandmother (the Virgin Mary is, of course, a bit

  • kill my pig small

    Evolving a visual style

    November 13, 2015

    I have always been a drawer not a painter, and I love crisp, clean decisive lines. The whole business of decision-making fascinates me – in life and art. I’m with G.K. Chesterton when he says: “All my life I have

  • stunt bike

    the Real Live Game

    November 6, 2015

    My older brother, Peter (now a philosophy professor) has had a life-long love of motorbikes. I drew this picture, of a stunt rider leaping through a wall of flame, when I was about 7, and it would have been in