Artist, writer, photographer; formerly zoologist, research scientist and translator.

I take photographs of things that catch my eye; often ordinary items observed from unusual angles. I love the natural world, especially the coastlines of Scotland, both east and west. I also paint, mostly in watercolours and write, mainly short stories.

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  • Joined: January 2013


North East Open Studios

This was my eighth year taking part in North East Open Studios (open studios event in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire and in the fact the whole northeast of Scotland). Once again it was great fun, meeting lots of new people and also catching up with old friends who I hadn’t seen for a long time. Thank you so much to everyone who came to visit; the positive feedback about my work was greatly ap…
Posted 8 months – Leave a comment

Local Art Exhibition

For quite a few years now, I’ve taken part in the Milltimber, Bieldside & Cults (MBC) festival Art Exhibition. It’s held in a beautiful venue, a lovely mostly woodlined building within our local Camphil community here in Aberdeen, at Newton Dee. This year is no exception; the exhibition opens on Wednesday 22nd August and is then on for 4 days, Thurs 23rd and Friday 24th from 2-5p…
Posted 11 months – Leave a comment

Meet the Maker

I’ve been using Instagram a lot more, recently, and decided to take part in #marchmeetthemaker for this first time this year. What a lot of creative folk there are out there! Fascinating to see what they are all up to. I’ve learnt a whole lot already, and it’s only Day 5 of the challenge! One of the things I’m figuring out is how to link all my social media together. So…
Posted over 1 year – Leave a comment

North East Open Studios 2017

This will be my seventh year taking part in the North East Open Studios event, which sees over 250 artists and makers opening their doors to the public, in varied and interesting spaces, from living rooms to garages, village halls to bona fide studios and galleries. In the past, I have opened the door of my tiny cabin studio in my back garden, but this year I must have itchy feet (7 years…)…
Posted almost 2 years – Leave a comment

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