Jill and the Nantgwyddon landfill site

I’ve shared another comic from my work in progress, The Noisy Valley. This one tells the story of an ill-judged landfill site at the top of a Rhondda mountain, and how the local community mobilised to get it shut down.

You get my thoughts as I do the work; and then you get the actual work itself

There are two new posts up on my Patreon. The first is public and free for everyone to read. It contains thoughts about drawing from historic photos, the ageing process, and how words can affect the way you think of visuals. It also has the link to an incredible Ken Russell film. Read it here.Continue reading “You get my thoughts as I do the work; and then you get the actual work itself”

The Noisy Valley: recording my process

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’m moving my blogging over to Patreon, but will let you know every time there’s something to read over there. Today I’ve posted about starting a new story – the memories of David Hurn, who’s a Magnum photographer. I am keen to do him justice – it feltContinue reading “The Noisy Valley: recording my process”

2022 in review: the Workers

While I’m writing these 2022 roundup posts, there’s one topic that can’t be ignored, The year brought something really special: it introduced me to the Workers Gallery and the people behind it, Chris and Gayle.  When I first read the email asking if I’d be interested in exhibiting, I had no idea that it wouldContinue reading “2022 in review: the Workers”

Publishers/agents: come and talk to me about the Noisy Valley

It’s been an amazing year. As the tweet above says, my 2021 Inktober project – where I drew a different protester ever day of the month – led to me putting out my self-published book Sorry For The Inconvenience We Are Trying To Save The World. This sold faster than any comic I’ve ever madeContinue reading “Publishers/agents: come and talk to me about the Noisy Valley”

Buy a protest print and help support the Workers Gallery

Treat yourself The four most popular images from my exhibition at the Workers Gallery are currently for sale as prints. They’re just £14.50 each, or two for £25.00. Bargs! Buy one, and not only will you have an inspiring furious woman on your wall – you’ll also be helping the gallery. A sustainable gallery onContinue reading “Buy a protest print and help support the Workers Gallery”

A comic of Rhondda protest memories: coming soon

This time last week, the long-anticipated trip was in progress and I was sitting in the Workers Gallery in Ynyshir, Rhondda, setting up for my zine workshops! I had such an unforgettable time visiting my exhibition Word on the Street (which still runs until Sept 11) and seeing the gallery for myself. No small partContinue reading “A comic of Rhondda protest memories: coming soon”