Posted in June 2012

Writing: Children’s Lit

Writing: Children’s Lit

Collaborating with a friend who was also an exceptional artist, I wrote a children’s book entitled The Tale of Otto the Octopus. As the artist in question worked primarily in watercolours and had a fascination for undersea life (with cephalopods being particular favourites), we elected to use an undersea theme for the book. I had … Continue reading

Writing: Modern Myths

Writing: Modern Myths

While working in Japan, I wrote a series of articles for the monthly e-zine, the Polestar, published by the Hokkaido Association for Japanese Exchange Teachers (HAJET). Each month saw many articles and photographs contributed by teachers throughout Hokkaido detailing how they were getting on in Japanese society. For my own submissions, I wanted to contribute … Continue reading