featured september

From summer to autumn

The move back to Brussels from Gothenburg which took place at the end of August was very much like a move from summer to autumn. The days down here in Europe are noticeably and increasingly shorter, the temperature is cooler and there’s more rain in the air. Now, to be sure, we had remarkably good … More…

Wood anemones (vitsippor)

Might be May

It might be May but I’m going to tell you a bit about my doings in April too as I managed to leapfrog over the month from March. I also wish to draw your attntion to the fact that this blog entry is going up on 1st May (just narrowly). Stand you not aghast? (I … More…

Carrot and stick

Carrot: I’m a writer. Be nice to me AND I might put you in my next book!
Stick: I’m a writer. Be nice to me OR I might put you in my next book!

NaNoWriMo: Bleed


Hemingway said: There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down with a typewriter and bleed.

Tried that.

NaNoWriMo: Research


Research is important for any writer … but you’ve got to strike a balance between research and writing. (Still, I do recommend “The Book Job”, episode 6 of the 23rd series of The Simpsons!) © TheSupercargo

Extended faces

Extended faces

Digital art – faces of alternating genders and different ages on an abstract blue and white ground.

Crass punk samurai

Crass Punk Samurai

Digital illustration made up of a samurai, a punk mohawk, the logo of the anarcho-punk group Crass and the colours of the Jpanese flag.

Victorian family

Victorian Family

Digital art – photograph of Queen Victoria and her family, somewhat distorted!