Category: diary comics

Margaret River Readers And Writers Festival 2021

I attended this year’s MRRW Festival as a guest of my good friend Cass Lynch, who was interviewing and on a panel as part of the festival’s program. The whole weekend was a literary delight, circulating Wooditchup with authors, publishers and other booksellers as well as readers like me. I sketched Cass and Karen Wyld […]

A Nice Drop

Cass and Dave had me over to dinner, and for dessert we had donuts and a nip of Bernheim Original Wheat Whiskey – not a bourbon, because of the wheat rather than corn mash, but from deep in bourbon country. Here’s the things we tasted.

Customer Service Wolf on Tour

Last week I travelled to Melbourne and properly met my editor and the other folks at Affirm Press, and I called into lots of good bookshops along the way. Special thanks to The Sun Bookshop in Yarraville, Neighbourhood Books in Northcote, Hill of Content on Bourke Street and Readings Carlton. It was also great to […]

Terra-cotta Dress

The bright mirror teal of my PopJewels Smithsonian earrings makes an excellent contrast to the brick-red linen dress I wore on Wednesday. They were a gift from a good friend which makes me love them even more. I made a commitment to buy when possible from smaller companies with an ethical focus, like OffOn Clothing […]

An Invasion Day 2020 protest sign sampler

I went to the Australia Day / Invasion Day protests in Perth city on Sunday 26th with Cassie. We made a note of our favourite signs (#TooStrongForYouKaren was a crowd pleaser). I made one referencing traditional tattoo flash with a treacherous handshake and replaced the ‘Trust No One’ text with ‘Sovereignty Was Never Ceded.’

Day Job Dress Codes

Sometimes a day will start with a couple of hours sketching in court and end behind the counter at my bookshop job. This requires a change in heel height and sensibility (if not the loudness of my pants). When I’m in court, I usually sit with the journalists in the media section and a business […]