July 12, 2019

Several people have been emailing me about my 52 Crows project from 2018, so here's a quick update.

When I started the 52 Crows, I never dreamt of turning it into a book, the whole project was just about connecting people (and as I was new to Twitter), I wanted to see...

May 31, 2019

Hello everyone,

You might be wondering what happened to the 52 Crows project?

Due to a series of events I am putting most of the illustrations up for sale and wanted to let you know first. If you are interested in purchasing anything please let me know and email me at bo...

December 14, 2018

 This weeks illustration does not have a story, but it does have a title: "Memory is like a River". Maybe if it inspires you, please send your story to 52crows2018@gmail.co.uk

The Suitor

In the kitchen, unfashionable crockery is wrapped hastily in newspaper and placed in boxes labelled CHARITY. Dad detonates a swear word from the cupboard under the stairs. Uncle Charlie retches violently as he scrubs mould from the corner of the bath. No one...

David has waited a very long time to see this illustration, he sent me his story back in January! But its been a very difficult one to consider because he does not directly mention the birds. So in the end I opted to try and create something full of menace and threat.


They called him crow. Those lackwit boys at the Conservatorio, Paolo and Riccardo. Tenors with sugared voices and decayed souls. Mocking his voice, his corvid croak. Mocking his pain. The fire. His parents. His sweet little sisters. The door that just wouldn't open.


September 4, 2018

CORVINE, MINE Erica threw her handbag on the kitchen table, narrowly missing the stained teapot and one of Suzie's seven cats that lay curled against it. She hated having to come to her sister's sty and was never sure whether the taint of ammonia in the air was...

I stared at the crow at our picnic and knew he was the same crow who swung on the pirate cage as the grey sea roiled beneath. He was the same crow who strutted

Twa CorbiesBy Eleanor Mae We watched them arrive, the knight and his lady fair. They glittered in the evening sun, their hound sending lesser birds up in a sta

 This next story mentions six birds in total and I really wanted to include all of them, however the preesure of time and scale simple did not allow it! So instead we have a portrait of three members of the corvid family. Enjoy!

The Crow Wars

Said Crow to Jackdaw.


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