Back at the desk

After two lovely weeks away I’m back in the studio, chained to the desk on a beautiful day, watching the last embers of summer fade away. Why can’t the weather work weekends? I’ve had a rather enjoyable start back, drawing with pencil and paper like they did in the olde days. I’m working on a …

On the right track!

Here’s a newspaper story from August 2006 from my local paper, the Hartlepool Mail. This was a campaign to support the bid for Grand Central Railway to have a direct train link from Hartlepool to London. As you can read in the article, getting to London was often a time-consuming and difficult journey, fraught with …

“Well, here we are.”

A quote from Kim Stanley Robinson’s brilliant Red Mars is as good a way as any to begin a new blog. Here we are indeed, but what’s it all about? Why am I starting a blog when the blogosphere as a whole is in something of a decline. We have Twitter, what am I thinking? …