Northampton to London on the Grand Union Canal: a week long residency whilst delivering a new home!

I am really excited about this impromptu Canal Boat holiday/residency/delivery of a boat! Some good friends of mine who live in London bought a boat a few weeks ago in Derby. I have offered (along with my dad!) to deliver them their boat using the time to practice my helmsman skills and use the time as a residency to generate more work! This is going to be a fantastic way to test run a residency on a canal boat and

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Visit to Stourport with Uncle Merv 3rd – 4th September!

Me and Ellie are travelling to Stourport to meet Uncle Merv a fountain of knowledge about canal boats. We hope to go to boat yards meet some boat builders and maybe test drive some boats! We need to narrow(!) down the length and width of boat we want as well as get some idea of price! Its time to get geeky about engines and paintwork!

Directions to Venice Star

Directions to Venice Star hostel. After each instruction given I stopped to sketch what I could see.

Above and Below: Venice

These photos are part of an on-going project called ‘Above and Below.’ Started in Mongolia I wanted to find a way of documenting certain moments each day of a trip as a visual and written diary. Each piece works as a prompt to bring back the particular moments that would have normally been lost to memory.
Each day I choose a moment to stop and take a photo of what is above and below me and describe what I can see including what is to my right and left.