It is very important to me that both my children grow up knowing that they do not have to change who they are, that they do not need to limit themselves just because society is so attached to restrictive gender roles. There are loads of incredible female role models for little girls – loads of… Read More Inspiring boys to break the mould
You’ve probably seen it before, when a plus size woman wears something revealing like a bikini, they are told they are “brave” or “daring”. On the surface this seems like a sensible statement, there’s so much stigma attached to being plus size and wearing any clothes, let alone revealing ones. We are taught to be… Read More Bikini Bravery
I told you I’d be drawing more plus size bloggers, and so here is the new series. Every month I will be illustrating six of my favourite plus size outfits as worn by plus size bloggers, models and others. Originally that was all, but as this month has proved, there are so many excellent outfits… Read More Favourite Plus Size Outfits: Jan 2016
I’m starting a new weekly series to celebrate inspiring women. I’m starting with the amazing Beth Ditto! I have to confess, I am late to the Beth Ditto fan club, having only actually listened to her for the first time last year. But I am a convert.
The wonderful Sophie had a fantastic idea to come up with 16 goals for 2016, in her own words. The concept of 16 in ’16 is simple; an opportunity to sit down, reflect on the past year and think about what things we did well, what things we’d like to do better in the future… Read More 16 in ’16
Something a little bit different on the blog today, a little while ago I asked a few bloggers to talk to me about their inspirations growing up, and I would illustrate them as the person or character they chose. I’m going to start with Georgina from She Might Be Loved, who you will also know… Read More Inspirational Illustrations feat Georgina from She Might Be Loved
Some of you may have realised I have a Redbubble store selling some of my designs on a variety of products. Of course I couldn’t sell through them without checking the quality for myself.
When the opportunity to review photo gifts from Snapfish came up, well, how could I resist? I’d been looking at getting some of my art printed to display in the house (yes, I’m that vain) and they’ve recently launched slim photo canvases, which was perfect for me. Snapfish were generous enough to let me choose… Read More MoG Art plus Snapfish gifts – match made in heaven?
In only a few days time I will be at Style XL, and I am so excited! If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a plus size fashion event being held in Birmingham. It sounds like it’s going to be incredible, with so many wonderful brands and people.