Cacti Have Feelings Too

I've got a one-page story, 'Numpty Cactus', in Paper Jam's latest anthology Weird Romance ...And That.

It's about a cactus generally failing at matters of the heart.

The anthology is chock-full of other excellent comics regarding weirdness, romance and romance being weird - check here for more info.


Invisibler, Beastlier

A couple of years back, I was fortunate to participate in Invisible Beasts, an exhibition themed around monsters, curated by Paul Thompson. The exhibition and accompanying book were a really interesting investigation of how humanity views and creates the monstrous.

So, it's really pleasing that there's a sequel exhibition:

Invisible Beasts: A Hidden Cartography runs at The Exchange (NE30 1SE) throughout February 2018. This time the theme is still about monsters but is more focused on location and place.

My pieces for this one, Things In Little Squares, are maps, of sorts.

Maps powerfully communicate a demystified physical world within neat gridlines. The works are an attempt to repurpose that visual language to invoke the opposite: mystical narrative places, dream-logic reconstitutions of the familiar into the uncanny. Also: I really like chopping and gluing stuff.

I made a daft little flyer!

Launch party on the 1st. Expect some suitably otherworldy musical selections, from ethereal tree-hugging folk to funking psych rock!



I am inexpert in all things but do have a lot of experience in the field of bad decisions. Thus, the latest Paper Jam anthology Bad Decisions ...And That offered plenty of opportunity to do something.

The resultant story, 'Bad Decisions Cat', involves a cat making bad decisions - among a discussion of other bad decisions and dealing with them.

There are loads of great stories in the collection, so you really should check it out 

More info (and link to shop to buy it) here on the Paper Jam blog


All the music...

... country AND western?

Well, let me point you in the direction of a couple of upcoming clubnights that have you covered for: funk, soul, rhythm & blues, garage rock, ska, hiphop, reggae etc

And indie, synthpop, electro, hiphop, mashups and suchlike

Both will be awesome and you should check 'em out if you like A) any kind of music and/or B) FUN.