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...

“What manner of beasts are you?   Do you not know who I am? I am The Oracle, the speaker of all the words of wisdom that were ever spoke; only now struck down by Odin to remain silent for ever more.

April 30, 2018

Wonderful review from writer Linda Newbery.

"Fine pencil drawings by Bonnie Helen Hawkins show animals and vegetation in realistic detail - I was particularly impressed by the wolves, and by William on his rearing horse - while for characters she doesn't go for Burne-Jo...

April 16, 2018


It was a crisp morning shortly before Easter when Esther gave birth to her son. With her usual fortitude and loyalty she had somehow managed to wait until her cleaning shift was over and she was out of the holiday villa and partway down the dusty track back to the...

An interesting piece of writing this week, not a story but instead a prose poem and really difficult to illustration. 


By Victoria Richards

There’s a bird inside my chest. I can feel it there, scrabbling around with its dirty talons, squashed between my rib...


         Edwin sat, beaker of ale in hand, relaxing in the afternoon sun.  He’d worked hard that morning on a new set of harness for the Lord of the Manor.

         With a suddenness that startled him a crow swooped do...

March 12, 2018

The sun shone warm on the oak tree, its wide leaves giving the light a green tinge as it hit the mossy floor of the forest. The mother crow sat in her nest, hidden among the branches. She had built her home with her mate in early spring, lining the twigs with lichen, g...

January 8, 2018

So many kind people have sent me wonderful stories its very hard to chose which one to post, but I hope you all like this one as much as me a darkly macabre tale from Cath Barton.

Crow world

With a final stab, the crow got hold of a long strand of sinew, drew it up and c...

New drawing of a Crow by illustrator Bonnie Helen Hawkins with short short by Joanne Harris

April 1, 2015

Its 1st April ! For some the first day of Spring. Did you know that April comes from the Latin word "aipirie" meaning "to open" which of course is very appropriate for this time of year with all the spring flowers and buds opening. At least we are having some sun shine...

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