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Oh Hell!

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(A scan of my drawing book, I like that you can see the blue pencil and show through from other pages.)

I am behind on things due to the flooding in this area. It hit Agbrigg pretty hard, we had six foot of water in our cellar and no electricity for a week and we were the lucky ones. Helen and I spent a few days clearing out our stuff after the fire brigade had pumped the cellar out. The water was contaminated with sewage so everything had to go. I always thought Itravelled light, but it was very neat stacking that hid the vast amount of stuff down under the house.
I had been doing Drawing workshops during the day in Rotheram on Monday the 25th June and was cut off from West Yorkshire. Someone very kindly took me home with them to the Peak District out of harms way as things were starting to look serious with UllyResevoir threatening to burst.




I got a text from Helen early Tuesday morning, asking to phone her when it was convenient. She briefly told me that the Coal Yard was flooded a…

It's Been a BUSY Week....

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The start of last week I finished these concept sketches for Thingumajig Theatre for a show they are devising for the Imperial War Museum North. Monday and Wednesday I was working with Faceless, rehearsing drawing live as part of a street theatre show called 'Conference of the Birds'. Thursday, I did a drawing workshop as part of the Kate Greenaway Medal announcement, at Dewsbury Library, with a lovely bunch of children who looked after me as I passed on the little tricks of my trade. The days in between were spent doing paper work, arranging my diary and updating my website. Sometimes, being freelance is great.