Take Me Home Country Roads

With the breadth and range of conventions that line the horizon of British comic fandom, you need to pick and choose which events you are going to attend to get the best bang for your buck. But how do you measure that bang? Is it in the comics you can buy?  Is it in the guests that you can meet?  Or is it in some … Continue reading Take Me Home Country Roads

Got To Accentuate The Positive

As we have now moved and we are unpacking boxes, one thing that was decided early on was that my comic reference library was either going to be in our bedroom or in our living room. As we have now been in the house for a month and we currently only have one bookcase upstairs, it was became clear very quickly that those reference books … Continue reading Got To Accentuate The Positive

So Good To Be Back Home Again

Sometimes articles take an age to come together and at other times, they just seem to appear fully formed.  I am so glad to say that this, my first article after our move is one of the latter.  Now we have just moved (which was the reason for my two-week hiatus) and we are still getting things together.  However, I am pleased to see herself … Continue reading So Good To Be Back Home Again

Right Down The Line

I am seriously happy at the hit rate that my last article about Ian Kennedy’s Masterclass managed to achieve. But as I did the article, I was deliberately concentrating on the picture that Ian was kind enough to paint for us and you have got to admit that it turned out beautifully. But as the masterclass was progressing, we were hesitant in asking questions. Not … Continue reading Right Down The Line

We’ve Only Just Begun

I do enjoy the fact that my social media feed is crammed with artists that I admire for a variety of reasons. One is that I sometimes get given advance notification of something that is coming out that I will really enjoy. Another reason is that a lot of the artists and writers are really good people and it is a real pleasure to chat … Continue reading We’ve Only Just Begun