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I am an illustrator and writer based in Orkney. I have been freelance for 16 years since graduating from NCAD, Dublin. I am a born and bred Orcadian who loves the outdoors and all things farm related. I wrote my first book Made Up Muck? to help youngsters understand where their food comes from. Since then I have been involved in a broad variety of traditional and self-published titles. I feel humour is very important in this world and can be a great vehicle in terms of education and inspiration. Furthermore, I love showing people the powerful role illustration can play in communication.
I look forward to sharing more with your group, class, organisation or individuals in the near future.
Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian
Events can deliver
Live drawing; Mentoring; Reading; Talk; Workshop
Topics of work
Adventure; Animals; Biography & memoir; Childhood; Comedy, humour & funny books; Food; Friendship; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Island communities; Nature; Picture books; Rhyming books for younger readers; Rural communities; Seasonal books; Self-publishing & independent publishing