Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Weird Wednesday

A little assortment of random things that popped into my mind today.

(Oh, I almost forgot to add, here's a cheerful tune to get you through the week - Magician Remix of RAC 'Hollywood' ft. Penguin Prison)

Friday, 22 August 2014

Exotic Dishes

I recently made my favourite dish for dinner - Mediterranean Chicken Casserole. It's one of the healthiest but tastiest dishes I know of, and not difficult at all to whip together!
I'm currently in the stages of researching and experimenting with gluten free recipes in preparation for a big university project next semester - writing and illustrating my own gluten free cookbook. I am hugely excited (not only because the 'research' involved is a deliciously yummy one but also because I have re-kindled a love for illustrating food!)

Here are some photos from my cooking attempts and some quick watercolours illustrations of the ingredients:

Tuesday, 12 August 2014


I seemed to meet cats everywhere this summer - in restaurants, bars, farms... I met this particularly scruffy cat with only half a tail stalking about some cows stables in Belgium; he certainly has one grumpy looking face! This is the first time I have tackled painting animals in ages (I'm pretty terrible plus I have no patience with fur), but we all have to start somewhere I suppose... the illustration was completed in watercolour and pen.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Belgian Countryside

I'M BACK! Oh how I've missed this blog while I've been away! I was working in Belgium again this summer, leading activities for kids and teaching English. The school is in the middle of nowhere, surrounding by forests and green countryside: