25 February was a bit of a milestone. It was the day that 17 Promises launches at the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) taking place at Victoria. falls, Zimbabwe. In 2015 The UN asked the world to pledge to deliver on 17 Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) between 2015-2030. The SDGs as #17Promises™ leaders made to…… Continue reading 17 Promises
This month sees the publication of Astro Girl, my latest book. I’ll be doing a workshop featuring her at Junefest, a children’s books festival in Stroud Green & Harringay Library, North London. More about Astro Girl in a future post…
I spend a lot of time writing and designing information graphics which can be read and understood, first and foremost. I try very hard to keep styling appropriate to the reader, which requires restraint. Over the years I have realised how powerful information graphics are to people of all ages and backgrounds and therefore how…… Continue reading Information Graphics Gallery
Latest editorial design for the Food edition of Chicken Newspaper for Children’s digital edition. The issue examines food from an emotional point of view in that hope that it will stimulate discussion between children and their grown ups. Available to download on the iBookstore. Hit the link at the bottom of the page to see…… Continue reading Chicken Newspaper: The Food edition
We’ve invented a new job title. It echoes how we feel about the chicken newspaper project and tells all that this is more than just a project. That title is Proud Publisher Being the Proud Publisher of chicken! newspaper for children means that we have to deliver the best publication that we are able to assemble.…… Continue reading The Next Issue Of chicken! is here
Sometimes ideas for stories come from the most unusual places. Other times things are more predictable and therefore ‘controllable’. I have been developing animal stories for the last year and a bit. The sketch above entered my head one morning, unprompted and decided to build a story around it.