I'm an artist/illustrator trying to separate fantasy from reality...and not doing a very good job of it. I'm also a liberal, sex-positive, bisexual feminist with a paintbrush in one hand and a pen in the other (if not a glass or two of wine).
Favourite Visual Artist
Frida Kahlo, Arthur Rackham, Christian Schloe, Victoria Francés, Chiara Bautista, Stephen Mackey.
Beauty and the Beast, A Little Princess, Ever After, Amélie, The Wicker Man, Frida, Lie With Me.
Favourite TV Shows
Penny Dreadful, Sherlock, Vicar of Dibley, Merlin, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Community, Blackadder.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Florence + the Machine, Mumford and Sons, Stevie Nicks, Bon Iver, Daughter, Poets of the Fall, Marina and the Diamonds.
Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Harry Potter, The Gemma Doyle Trilogy, Skellig.
The Brontë Sisters, Oscar Wilde, Alice Hoffman, Niel Gaiman, Emma Donahue.
Tools of the Trade
Pencil, Paintbrush, Pen, Tea, Watercolours.
Reading, Writing, Food, Wine, Tea, Feminism.