Topic of the Month – July 2011

Monthly Archives: June 2011

Topic of the Month – July 2011

June 30, 2011

This month’s Topic of the Month is ‘Power’.

The Green and Yellow Lady

June 28, 2011

Hilary sent this photo of her two lovely  daughters in a bookshop along with this story: ‘Both my girls chose the same book at the shop today. Holly, the five year old, saw Yellow is my favourite Colour and excitedly said, “It’s the Green Sheep lady’s drawing! I love her!”.  Then Claudia, the two year old, copied, and grabbed … more »

Where is the Green Sheep….Dog?

June 28, 2011

I love a visual pun! This is the sheepdog belonging to Hilary, Patrick, Holly and Claudia (the same family as in the ‘Green and Yellow Lady’ post). Hilary wrote, ‘This is Norman, our old English sheepdog ‘reading’ Green Sheep. He seems to enjoy books. We read it to him as Where is the green sheepdog?’ Maybe Mem Fox and I should … more »

World Refugee Day

June 21, 2011

World Refugee Day is 20 June, which was yesterday, but I didn’t get a chance to put up this cartoon then, so I’m doing it now. There is a petition going round about ending Mandatory Detention, that policy which is so harmful to people’s mental health, leaving them in limbo for years and years, locked up like prisoners. … more »

Knitting in Public Day

June 11, 2011

Today Saturday 11 June is World Wide Knitting in Public Day. I’m not entirely sure what that entails beyond the fact that someone somewhere wants you clicking away in plain view, but it’s a good reason to put some knitting cartoons up on my blog. The last cartoon isn’t really about knitting per se, but it’s got knitting … more »