A tale of peat and other stories, by Dr Lydia Cole.
I like to sketch landscapes. My version of an ode to each magical place. Sometimes cricketers and chimps feature too, especially during the Daddy and nephew birthday period. If you’d like help creating an ode to your special scape, do get in touch.
Fjords in the Arctic Circle, Norway
Ian Bell, during The Ashes, 2015
A Gettie for my nephew
Wandering along a beach in Northumberland, pre-swim and sand dune play time
Pod, in his prime. (Drawn for his best friend, Bert.)
A view from the top of Primrose Hill, at sunrise, in January. Given to the Chief of Awesomeness and Unicorn Protector, with much thanks.
A typical summer’s day on New Gale, Pembrokeshire. For my very tall friend who joined our family holiday in 2015.
A secret(ish) beach, halfway along the beautiful walk between Newgale and Solva. For my Daddy.
A bluebell forest at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Fedw Wood, for the most special people of the Black Mountains.
Greta. The theme chosen for the Cole Alternative Christmas Cake, 2019.
Christmas 2016’s alternative Christmas cake, featuring some of the great people we said goodbye to this year.
The foxgloves of the June-time Pembrokeshire coastline, drawn for my Mum and Dad.
A wedding present for my little sister (#4) and The Bod. One of the special places of Cambridge, at my special time of day.
A picture, made using Shubhs’ inks, of my Mum and her Hollyhock Flock, for her Birthday. Painted with much love.
A wedding present for my sister and her handsome walking buddy, DD. Sunshine in Pembrokeshire!
For my friends’ wedding. A stroll we had when they visited St Andrews.
The Isle of Lewis, post-dip, at the end of a wonderful four days of cycling with this bunch of babes.
For this special person’s birthday. From a photo taken after we’d gone for a snowy dip in Loch Clunie. February, 2020.
A birthday card for my Mum, inspired by a (legal) lock-down walk with my Dad and Wulfy.