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Lancashire & Hampshire map prints

In between client commissions I always like to have a personal project on the go and these are two of my most recently completed projects – two new illustrated map prints, one featuring Lancashire and the other Hampshire. I have a deep affinity for...

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Cat Christmas Cards

Now available to buy colourful and cheery cat Christmas cards to help you spread some furry, festive cheer this Christmas. 2020 has been very a strange and unsettling year but happily that isn’t going to stop the Christmas celebrations and well-wishing over the next...

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London Canal network map detail

London Waterways Canal Map Print

Since designing the original England and Wales folding canal network maplets for the Canal and River Trust, I’ve been asked many times if copies of the London Waterways Canal map was available to buy.  Thanks to ‘lockdown’ I’ve had a bit more time on...

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How to survive when you’re working from home

Working from home has lots of advantages and probably just as many disadvantages depending on what you do, how you like to do it and what sort of person you are.  I’ve been working from home for quite a few years and I love...

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Lake Agnes Tea House Hiking Map

This is one of my most recent personal projects, an illustrated map showing the Lake Agnes Tea House Trail near Lake Louise in the beautiful Canadian Rockies.  We visited Western Canada for three weeks last summer travelling north from Calgary to Jasper via Banff...

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Julie Klassen's Map

Historical Style Mapping for Julie Klassen

With the publication of the latest book by the US author Julie Klassen I can now share the illustrated historical style mapping I designed to accompany her latest novel, ‘The Bridge to Belle Island‘. The brief indicated the rough size, shape and geographical location...

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