Back in October 2019, I decided I’d like to take part in the drawing challenge ‘Inktober‘ A yearly challenge encouraging participants to create 31 ink drawings in the 31 days of October. I’ve started it a few times before, but lost momentum, or ran out of inspiration. So this year I decided to pick … More Inktober 2019 Book – #inktoberredlist
For the past few years we’ve made it a priority to get outside into the countryside once per month. We’ve used it as a way to push ourselves, we’ve climbed mountains, one of the scariest and most fulfilling being Blencathra in the Lake District. We’ve tried new things, we’ve camped in Winter. Waking up to … More 12 Dales In 12 Months
‘Autumn is a second Spring when every leaf is a flower’ – Albert Camus We’re midway through September, on the cusp of seasonal change. Here in the UK we’re having those lovely warm last throes of summer days, blue skies and warm sunshine. Along with a change in the wind and chilly evenings with … More First Signs Of Autumn
It’s #nationalwildlifedaytoday. Designed to improve awareness of the world’s diverse species and the troubles they now face. I’m championing the European Hedgehog, here in the UK it’s on our Biodiversity Action Plan, a list of species that are in decline in the UK. Hedgehogs need our help! . The People’s Trust for Endangered Species … More #nationalwildlifeday
It’s some time since I wrote a newsletter. Spring sprung, and we’re now well into Summer here in the UK. I hope you’ve had a good few months. It’s been a bitty few months for me, keeping things ticking over. I’ve found focus a little hard, being easily distracted and momentum slow. I have however … More Raspberry Thief Newsletter No. 6
Apologies for being absent on here for some time. I’ve been focusing my time on designing a new website. Normal blog posts and newsletters will resume soon. I’ve used wordpress for blogging but thought it was time I had a proper website to showcase my illustration portfolio better. Not going to attract those all important … More New Website – www.angelahennessy.co.uk
I thought it was about time I wrote a post about the Big Garden Birdwatch (#biggardenbirdwatch) and my Big Garden Birdwatch Sketchalong (#BGBWsketchalong … More Big Garden Birdwatch Sketchalong
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Earlier in the year I was contacted by the RSPB, asking if I’d like to appear in an advert promoting the Big Garden Birdwatch. A yearly back garden bird count, collecting citizen science data to help protect our garden birds. It takes place at the end of January every year, this year it’s 26th – … More How will you Big Garden Birdwatch?
Happy New Year. A new newsletter should have landed in your inboxes if you’re subscribed. It’s a December rabbit hole. What do I mean by that? Something that triggers an interest, and then sends me down a series of paths/connections to learn about something new. I have rabbit holes that I’ve been threading for years, … More Raspberry Thief Newsletter 4