Category Archives: What's going on

What's going on with the web­site or in my life.

I Bring Great News, My Fine Feathered Friends

My young­est daugh­ter Zoe, with a little help from Alex, has giv­en us and the rest of the world to share, one of these: Click on Hugo to enlarge Allow me to intro­duce Hugo, born on the 1st of Novem­ber 2014 … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Can't Draw? Can Draw!

This post is addressed to Moms and Pops, Grans and Gramps etc etc or any­one who knows of a young eager artist who wants to learn more. Or per­haps a young eager artist with little con­fid­ence in their cre­at­ive achieve­ments. Well looky … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Award winning Dulwich Books

It seems that my favour­ite book­shop, Dul­wich Books, is not only my favour­ite Inde­pend­ent Book­shop, it is also the favour­ite in the whole of the Great Bri­tain and Ire­land. Own­er Sheila O'Reilly and the team, went to the The Book­seller Industry … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Brilliant! Another year another Dulwich Open Studio! Welcome.

Bril­liant!! Anoth­er year, anoth­er Open Stu­dio. If you are a neigh­bour, pop on round, just say Hi, you don't have to buy! But we don't mind if you do. If  you travel from dis­tant parts, pop on round, say 'Hi!' We … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Dulwich Books has done it again!!

Gosh they are good!! I was cre­at­ing my socks off on yet anoth­er image of geni­us for anoth­er lucky cli­ent, when.….KERPLONK and P'CHING! My com­puter was alert­ing me to the arrival of an email. You would think that noise would get … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Dulwich Festival 2013: Miko's Open Studio and Cartoon Workshop

We have just had a couple of exhaust­ing, but thor­oughly enjoy­able week­ends. As part of the pres­ti­gi­ous Dul­wich Fest­iv­al 20th Anniversary, I was asked to run a few car­toon work­shops, to which I agreed. While I was at it, would … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Anyone recognise this Red Nose Day Nose?

Well, if you do.…… .……you are far too old to be read­ing Miko's hip, cool and groovy Mikob­logo! It is com­ing up for the great Red Nose Day. Don't for­get, it's March 15th, do some­thing silly and make silly money for … Con­tin­ue read­ing

The Society of Authors 'Futures of Publishing' Event

I have been a long time mem­ber of  the bril­liant, Soci­ety of Authors. For a start it's great to get out of our stu­di­os and writ­ing desks and get togeth­er with oth­er authors and illus­trat­ors, once we've remembered how to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Mikoblogo is now our new Artworks Licensing Blog

Hi all. Well after too many moons spent naff­ing around with a new blog, we have decided to use our cur­rent Mikob­logo as our new Art­works Licens­ing Blog.  Why com­plic­ate life? So, we'll be cre­at­ing gal­ler­ies full of images and ideas avail­able for … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Miko photoshop...or is it???

Mik and Miko and our Bonsai

It was such a fant­ast­ic morn­ing that i thought we'd take a meander in the beau­ti­ful Oxford­shire coun­try side. We took the bon­sai that Fath­er Christmas/turn your eyes away now/Lucie bought me for Christ­mas, for a stroll in the coun­try.


Hej Update.….

I keep on exper­i­ment­ing with and I have spent hours on's excel­lent tutori­als. Now we have decided to take the plunge, you lucky people. We are com­bin­ing Miko-illus­tra­tion and Miko-car­toon as a blog.….….….…… Mikob­logo is going live!!!!… The smarty … Con­tin­ue read­ing