Made it to Istanbul

It was a long trip and I’m pretty exhausted, but otherwise well. No horrible mishaps, no really interesting stories. I didn’t end up venturing out of Singapore airport in my 8 hours there, because I was feeling pretty tired and crap. I did spend a lot of time on the rooftop garden there though, so at least I got some kind of fresh air. I say kind of because it was a smoking area, but it was also a sunflower garden, so there big fans blowing moisture everywhere.

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Dubai was at 3am, for 1 hour, so not much to report from there. The lights were kind of interesting and pretty from the plane; the bay looked nice and it was much flatter than I expected. The airport is enormous. Gargantuan. Mammoth. Etcetera… I also enjoyed the 3am experience of it, because at that time of the day, all you get is people passed out all along the corridors. It give you that surreal feeling that you’re either walking through a refugee camp (or what I would imagine one to be like, obviously with more affluent refugees), or a post apocalyptic/zombie movie.

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It was only just getting light when we got into Istanbul, but I did get to see some snow capped mountains in the pre-dawn light, which was nice. It’s overcast and cold here, but nothing I haven’t handled before. I had a little explore today and what I saw looked great (lots of interesting old buildings and maze-like cobblestone streets), but otherwise just chilling and napping at the guesthouse, because I’m knackered.

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More soon…

Gallery, news and new things

So, now I finally have a more accessible and usable Gallery, for my art. You can see it here: or click the link in the header bar. I’ll keep playing with it to iron out the kinks and make things more interesting, but at least it’s there for now.

News: I’m going to Turkey over Christmas and New Years, to be with Sunaree and her family and friends. The more I find about Turkey and Istanbul, the better it sounds. Look forward to some updates from there over the next few weeks.

I have other news, but I’m keeping vague and secretive about it for now…

Things: Here is a woman and a whale, which I watercoloured from a pencil sketch from the latest Dr Sketchy session. The rest can be seen here.


Now, for a one page, not-safe-for-work comic I like to call ‘A Drunkard’s Dream’. While I didn’t actually dream it, I did come up with the idea while a little hungover. Not entirely sure I nailed it, but ah well. That’s what happens when you don’t take the time to do proper layouts.

Notice anything?

I’ve just changed the look of site, testing out a new theme, mainly because I was having trouble with a new plugin on the old theme. I’ll tool around with it and see if I can make it a bit more interesting. I’ll post some new art over the next few days too. For now, here’s one I’ve been working on.

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