Woah, those Finns are arriving pretty soon! In case you’re not sure what I’m talking about, you might like to catch up on the history of my madcap idea to bring two complete strangers over to the UK to sleep on my sofa and talk about comics — hopefully to an audience, which is ofContinue reading “It’s really really soon now, you guys”
The crowdfunder to bring the Finnish cartoonists over to the UK was successful. Thanks so much to everyone who donated or helped spread the word — every tweet, email and penny helped. We launched the campaign at 13:53 on Thursday, and actually hit target on Friday at 16:17, which was a much speedier result thanContinue reading “We did it! Finnish cartoonists incoming”
Bear with me while I introduce this story, because it needs a bit of explanation. It’s worth it, though! It has everything, well, if by everything you mean Finnish people, cartoons, and crazy ideas of international collaboration. For, much to my surprise, I find myself fundraising, with the aim of bringing two Finnish people toContinue reading “Help me do one of the strangest things I’ve ever done”
This is the final part of the sketch diary. See part 1 here part 2 here part 3 here and part 4 here. Postscript: If you enjoyed this diary, and you live in the UK, you might want to check out http://www.WhatDoTheyKnow.com, where you can make your own FOI requests, or browse those of others.Continue reading “Madrid/Freedom of Information sketch diary, part 5”
It turns out today is International Right To Know day. Well done me for organising these posts to go out at such an apposite time (let’s pretend it was deliberate). This is part 4: see part 1 here part 2 here and part 3 here The fifth and final part is here!
This is part three. See part one here and part two here. Part 4 here!
Here’s the second installment! You can read part one of this sketch diary here. [I don’t usually Photoshop my sketch diaries, but I deliberately drew these figures in closed lines, knowing that I’d be able to drop in a background. The floor where we had lunch was this kind of crazy paving – much easierContinue reading “Madrid/Freedom of Information sketch diary, part two”
Did you know that in the UK, as well as in many other countries around the world, you have the right to ask for information from public authorities, and by law they must respond? Wait, you’re thinking, isn’t this a drawing blog? Well yes it is, and hold tight for quite a bit of drawing:Continue reading “Madrid/Freedom of Information sketch diary, part one”