Archive for the ‘illustration’ Category

We have all had great fun getting our tongues around the alliterative phrases like “crabbit crocodile wi clarty claes” – well, you’d be grumpy too if someone was throwing tomatoes at you and getting your clothes all dirty! – and we’ve learnt lots of Scots in the process. Little brother’s favorite is the “octopus in […]


Dino Buzzati, novelist, writer of short stories, I know quite well – one story, about a man hospitalized for some unspecified disease, and moved repeatedly from ward to ward, and level to level, in the hospital according to the supposed severity of said disease, is as Kafkaesque as anything by Kafka. Dino Buzzati, illustrator, not […]


A gallimaufrey

22Dec07

I have much that should be blogged, and so, to save time, I’m going to throw it all in here together and have done. It’ll be a bit of a higgle-piggle or hodge-podge, but in the spirit of the season, there should be something here for everybody. I did indeed reread Alan Garner’s The Moon […]


The wonderful work of Eduardo Recife, at MISPRINTED TYP E.