October is a great month for me for 3 reasons…

The first it’s my birthday and despite protestations from friends of a similar age that it is just a reminder that we’re getting old I still love the excitement of getting presents. The second the UK weather isn’t usually too bad – you have the autumnal colouring of leaves, a great excuse to get the fires lit and whilst it is cold the days are … Continue reading October is a great month for me for 3 reasons…

The Art Of Quentin Blake

Following on from yesterdays post I couldn’t let the day go by without celebrating the work of Dahl’s most famous illustrator Quentin Blake. His quirky, scribbled drawings really bring the stories to life and as a big supporter of the Great Draw – more of that in October, he’s a real inspiration. Check out his official site which showcases his work beyond the Dahl books … Continue reading The Art Of Quentin Blake