I have changed over the years:

a picture of me drawn by my daughter when she was three


and drawn when she was six

profilepic6a picture of me the year my daughter stopped drawing me;
now she takes pictures instead

I’m a teacher by profession, an artist by desire and a writer by instinct – it’s the way I find easiest to respond to the world.

Writers throughout time have had commonplace books; an assemblage of the odds & ends of note that have collected in our lives. This blog is an extension of my in-real-life commonplace book.