Almost all of Indie’s interests have been generated initially from a movie or computer game, but they have all managed to tap into other areas of expression and interest for him. They’ve resonated with him in a way nothing else has, and enriched so many other aspects of creativity.… Read More
A long time ago, with the help of our dog, Bree scooped out a ‘dino pit’ directly at the base of the back steps. It was perfect for use as a dinosaur waterhole and, better yet, trapping anyone who forgot to mind their step when venturing out the back door.
Until one day, having grown tired of watching visitors fall into the trap, I picked up the spade, marked out a circle (or thereabouts) in the grass, and began to dig.… Read More
There’s a window of time – before the grey haze settles like an unwelcome weight against one’s chest- when Winter is beautiful. When it’s not yet cold enough to merit 15 layers of thermal underwear. When the early morning frosts are more novelty than nuisance. When the skeletal structure of trees becomes the latest source of design inspiration.… Read More
Opening Photoshop and mucking around with various brushes and overlay effects until I finally scrape together something half-way presentable is akin to a monkey smacking away at the keys of a typewriter until it eventually flukes a proper word or two, isn’t it? … Read More
Inappropriate laughing fits have become the bane of my existance over the years. They always seem to strike at the worst possible moments, and land me in a world of trouble. Sometimes, they’ve even managed to cause rifts between myself and extended family members.… Read More