What’s Christmas About?

Or: This is Not a Feel-Good Christmas Post Christmas movies all seem to have clear opinions on what Christmas is about: “Christmas is about family.” “Christmas is about giving.” “Christmas is about peace.” About love. About feeling good. About believing (usually in Santa). But what makes them think they can summarise what Christmas is all…

Looking After The World’s Turtles

It’s World Turtle Day today, the 23rd of May (I love to rhyme), and in honour of these magnificent creatures that are so very endangered, SweetSilver is launching a little campaign. I call it a little campaign only because I am one person doing a little bit to help turtle conservation, but a little campaign is not…

The Epic Bicycle Commission

Over the last year, many friends and strangers who showed an interest in my work heard about my bicycle commission. I’ve been working on it for a while… A lovely couple of cyclists requested a bespoke commission for a pair of earrings and a necklace in silver with highlights of gold. Here’s the story in…

What IS this?! *hands flail about wildly*

This was found in mysterious circumstances under a tree in the very recent past. It obviously depicts a…depiction of some kind. I welcome suggestions as to what the picture could be. Part of a house, a mutant chicken; whatever you think, I’d love to hear about it (throw your wonderful words into the comment section…