Kate, Pollyanna and Virginia

More than a dot-to-dot painting…

As someone who looks to many places for ideas and inspiration, there’s a video I return to time and time again. The words of the late Steve Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple and Creator of Pixar animations, have always rung true to me: “It’s impossible to connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them…

Virginia Mckenna, Pride in the Park

“Tonight they roar ‘don’t forget us’!”

A welcome with open arms… Those millions of YouTube viewers who have watched Christian the lion’s reunion with John Rendall and Anthony (Ace) Bourke will recognise the hesitant stroll that holds Christian back for a second, as if drinking in the presence of his old friends, before the magnetised yearning to rekindle with a familiar…

Pride in the park event, Born Free

Preparations, Paintings & Pride in the Park

Something very exciting is happening this weekend. Two very exciting things actually… If you can’t see from this hurriedly taken photo of my Pride in the Park tickets, I’m headed to Derby for a fantastic and glamorous evening of entertainment and auction as part of Born Free Foundation’s 30th anniversary celebrations. I even dusted off…

A Wild Night at the Movies with Born Free

A Wild Night at the Movies

We’re running late. The Piccadilly traffic stands still, a glistening of red rubies not unlike something I’d seen in a jewellery store window. Bathed in the cool white glow of the infamous Piccadilly Circus screens, this would normally be one of my favourite city scenes. But not tonight, not when we’re running late. “It’s 30…