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This is the week! Staving off our frenzied anticipation, we’ve been devouring our favorite British telly during these final weeks before the big ‘do at Windsor Castle! Happy Valley, Unforgotten, Last Tango In Halifax, Broadchurch, River, Paranoid, The Crown, Victoria and Scott & Bailey…plus every special devoted to the history of the British Monarchy and …

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What a lark! Here is a smattering of my illustrations of beautiful, stylish, witty, glamorous, historic London (the city that I am besotted with!) that were created a few years ago for the book Citysketch London: Nearly 100 Creative Prompts for Sketching the City on the Thames [Book] by Monica Meehan, Joanne Shurvell, Melissa Wood · Race Point Publishing · Paperback · 176 …

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i’ve been interviewed before.  more than once.  jobs.  magazine articles.  depositions. but today added a twist to the retinue of question-answer sessions that i’ve been privy to over the years, which, frankly, has me feeling a bit jittery with a side of surreal. the thing of it is, i love to create and am always up …

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long live the queen


long live the queen

for so many reasons, i thought i’d sketch oxford street in all of it’s jubilation as today finds me thinking happily of london. a merry town, and inexplicably, the pinpoint of inspiration for me, my week swirls around and about everything english. so, what better way to spread some cheerio?

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