(Disclaimer: this 100% would be a zine if I wasn't currently cycling through France, so bear with.) SPOILER ALERT - lots of chat of the plot of Ghosts CW: experiences of voice hearing, unusual experiences, liberal interpretation of a comic sitcom 'Watch this with me, it's funny and I want to watch it with you.' My... Continue Reading →
We'll be at the Winter Zine Fair at Paradise Palms on Sun 9th Dec 1 - 5.30pm, along with loads of other great local zine n comic talent. Free entry. Come on down!
This is a 8 page A5 black and white comic drawn with brush pen, fine liner and a white Posca marker. It was inspired by a walk that took me past the closed Forth Park Hospital in Kirkcaldy, and a mountain goats song. It's about loss, ownership, and the spaces of our dreamscape. A very... Continue Reading →
As part of Rough Draft, I co-run a young people's art club at a coffee shop in Kirkcaldy. The session before we had focused on still life drawing, and observing what was in front of us. So for this session I wanted to focus on communicating things that we couldn't see. For the starter activity,... Continue Reading →
For November the Edinburgh Zine Library was invited to create an exhibition for the Central Library staircase and Foyer. I tried to combine zines made at workshops, photos from zine library events, some zines from the collection, and some hastily written copy about zines and the zine library to create an introduction to zines, and... Continue Reading →
I was approached by Dan, a senior lecturer in the Geography department, after a mutual acquaintance put us in touch (someone who had bought my vegan Edinburgh map also worked in his department). Dan was interested in getting students making zines as part of their encountering cities module. Part of the module was to complete... Continue Reading →
My partner and I are getting married (well, civil partner-ed) in September. Instead of wedding gifts we are asking for contributions towards our next cycle tour, but we feel weird about friends and family handing us money. So we came up with the idea of a pay-what-you-want Merch table, with the merch doubling up as... Continue Reading →
Finally, my slightly delayed reflections and resources from the second workshop the Zine Library ran at Edinburgh Central Library over the summer holidays. The second workshop we ran was advertised with an older age bracket – 13-18 year olds. Whilst in the first workshop we focused on fanzines, for this workshop we wanted to introduce... Continue Reading →