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HAVE PEN, WILL TRAVEL

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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“I shouldn’t think even millionaires could eat anything nicer than new bread and real butter and honey for tea.” ― Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle

Happy Christmas, London. Hats off to my pal @diaryofalondoness for inspiring this Merry, Bright + Londony sketch for her Christmas banner. Let the festivities, whirligigs, preparations and parties begin!

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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