In October I travelled to Sydney for a retreat with other children's book creators and from there I seemed to enter into a vortex of high speed which has, not unlike Dorothy, landed me at this time and date. So what has happened in the last few months? Fasten your seat belts and join me for the ride.
The retreat was wonderful. A time spent meeting and revisiting friends and wonderfully creative people. We drew, critiqued, visited studios and galleries (and wonderful parks with lovely wine and food). We did work shops, listened to amazing guest speakers and had fantastic dinners together. I felt revved up and raring to go. A good thing as after a very quiet twelve months on the publishing scene things were about to get busy.