When I went to the local mental health support service, they told me that there was a men's group and a women's group, and I could join the women's group after some 1-on-1 sessions. Not exactly the informal, queer-friendly, peer support group I'd hoped for. I got in touch with a customer at the cafe... Continue Reading →
In September, after a year and 3 months, I got my PVG through for working with vulnerable adults (why this took so long is a whole other blog post…) I’d done Peer Employment Training with a Recovery college attached to my local NHS in 2016, and had moved to Scotland excited to continue and develop... 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 →