Drawing and photography are central to my practice. Both make pressing - if sometimes fictitious - claims to the capture of lost moments.



Ink pen and watercolour in Windsor and Newton sketchbook.

The gardens of Kirstenbosch in the Cape province of South Africa, with the spectacular view of Table Mountain as backdrop. After the cycads, we go see the abundant collection of fynbos (fine bush) plants: restios, ericas and the astonishingly sculptural and emblematic proteas in a variety of reds, pinks and whites...

How did I get here so quickly? Um. Fibbing. "The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the British Museum have brought a small corner of South Africa to the heart of London." The collection looked beautiful, but odd. I took some photos a couple of weeks ago, and drew the proteas from them. Follow the link for

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