These Hands

these hands have held five babies, over and over and over again. These hands have pushed trikes, bikes, chairs, swings, have combed hair, tied plaits, knotted shoes, scrubbed out the mud from football boots, held the handle of a hoover day after day after day, ironed, stirred, flipped pancakes, picked up ladybirds, ailing birds, andContinue reading “These Hands”

Ode to a dish

This plate seems ordinary, Well alright then, extraordinary, There isn’t one like it in the world We painted it ourselves It is green and red, a perfect watermelon, Made with nature’s complimentary colours, An art teacher once showed me a colour wheel and said Orange and blue Yellow and purple, Green and red And nowContinue reading “Ode to a dish”

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A blog that practices involved philosophy.

Emotion Doodles

Children's book illustrator & writer

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