Growing Wildflowers using Seedballs

Angie Chan Wildflower Illustration Cornflower Clowslip Daisy

Last winter, I heard Kathryn Lwin, Founder Director of the River of Flowers, speak at one of Manchester Art Gallery’s Thursday Late sessions. Her talk was incredibly inspiring and she shared a vision where patches of wildflowers throughout our city would create ‘rivers’ for our pollinators to travel through. At the end of her talk she gifted the audience with a tin from Seedball. The recent glorious sunshine and revisits to The Lost Gardens of Manchester reminded me that now would be the perfect time to do something with them. Continue reading

IF: Craving


Cinnamon knew she shouldn’t disturb Cayenne while he was at work but she was just craving to tell him about the first carrot harvested from their new vegetable patch. She couldn’t wait for him to come home so they could share it together.

IF: Cracked


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The little elephant was crossing a bridge when it bowed and cracked! Oh no, it looks like he’s going to have to make a run for it.

And in other news, I just realised a couple of days ago that my blog was giving Internet Explorer users problems. So apologies to anyone who may have tried to view last week’s Illustration Friday (contagious) and was instead greeted by an error message. It’s hopefully fixed for good now.