A day at the Science Museum : Cosmo Caixa Barcelona
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A day at the Science Museum : Cosmo Caixa Barcelona

Barcelona is home to a fancy Science Museum. Built in 2005, it is a relatively new museum. The outside of the building shows off some lovely brickwork, while the large space inside is home to a Flooded Amazonian Forest (Bosc inundat), which recreates 1,000 m2 of rainforest ecosystem and features piranhas, crocodiles, electric rays, birds … Continue reading



Well here is the aforementioned drawing of the hot air balloon. Originally I had the balloon attached by ropes to the basket, but then I when I went back to the brief to double check I had everything right, I realised the client had wanted her character to be holding the ropes in her hand. … Continue reading

Button Bonanza
Living in Barcelona

Button Bonanza

I don’t know if I have ever mentioned the glorious trash treasure that can be found on certain days in Barcelona. Depending on your area, people throw out furniture and other interesting artefacts. I have found loads of curious things. A lovely vintage standing screen. Strange little cabinets on carved legs, huge paintings of deer, … Continue reading


A New Year

Happy New year, new beginnings, new thoughts, new friends, new creatures, new adventures, new illustrations. I am off for a mini break with my sisters who are visiting from South Africa. We will be travelling up through France to Andorra, hah! Three countries in a day! I hope everyone enjoyed a lovely break, and are … Continue reading