Happy Chinese New Year

So this year is apparently the year of the rat – the inspiration for today’s doodle. Here’s a few facts about Chinese New Year There is no set date for Chinese New Year: According to the Lunar calendar, the Spring Festival is on January 1st and lasts until the 15th (the full moon). Unlike western holidays such as Christmas or Thanksgiving , when you calculate … Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year

Christmas Presents

I was completely spoilt this year in terms of Christmas presents with lots of lovely books and number of which being art books and whilst I don’t generally go in for the whole new year resolutions thing I definitely want to read more in 2020. I also got a sketchbook from the Brooklyn Art Library sketchbook project which I’m really excited about although also very … Continue reading Christmas Presents