Learning to communicate

Another one of my creative co-conspirators, Priya, (check out our project, Out of the Valley!), gave me the theme for day thirteen, learning English. Learning to communicate. J R Manawa. Under the spluttering fluorescent light of the greasy kebab shop, Emmeline found herself looking at Charon truly, for the first time. The awkward point about…

Pauley and the python. A children’s story. #ilovemysnake

I like children’s stories, especially when they are telling something extraordinary, unusual, or outside of the ‘normal box’. This is a quick one I wrote to go with the water colour painting I did this afternoon. Pauley and the python. JR Manawa. From the moment Pauley and the python first met, Pauley knew they would…

The flower boy

Would you prefer fairy tales or poetry? Dreams and visions, or pain? Would you like to be built up and given hope, or stripped down and laid bare? Let’s start you off with some pain… the flower boy. JR Manawa. In the deep valley where the special flowers grow They bloom and they dance and…