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It was wonderful to work with Signpost Productions, creating a piece for The One Show. This was to mark 6 months after the felling of The Sycamore Gap Tree with an optimistic message.

Having the Sycamore Gap light trace chosen for a new book on IT careers was very special.

January 24

It was an exciting start to 2024, taking part in series 2 of Robson Green’s Weekend Escapes. I had a wonderful time meeting National Treasures, Robson & Kevin Whatley! We created pictures in the sand whilst chatting about the well-being effects of beach creativity. (Image to follow).

May 23

Bamburgh Castle commissioned two designs to mark the Coronation of King Charles. One was his portrait, the other a lively community involvement event. Both were shared widely by media platforms including the BBC. Click here to view video...

March 23

Our shore birds travel thousands of miles to reach our coastline to nest. Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve strives to protect them for us to enjoy. We can help by being aware of their fragile ground nesting habitats & keeping dogs on leads. Click here to view video...

February 23

Countryfile magazine’s article on Embleton Primary School’s inspiring approach to education featured our sand art project. The children helped create their class emblems on the beach. Click on the photos to see article and video to view video...

January 23

Lindisfarne sea serpent. This Norse mythology creature, Jormungandr, was drawn with a group of volunteers, as if snaking under the causeway to warn visitors of the dangers of the incoming tides. He was published in the Telegraph. Click here to view video...

December 22

A traditional Nativity scene community event to raise funds for local churches. This image appeared in The Telegraph, The Sun and Daily Express. Click here to view video...

November 2022

We created a community involvement tribute to the fallen for Remembrance Day. Poppy flags were painted by school children and a variety of ages assisted raking a giant poppy peace field. Newcastle paper, The Chronicle shared the video attracting 220K views. Click here to view video...

September 2022

The death of Queen Elizabeth II was marked by the last image in her Platinum Jubilee design sequence. This was included in Living North Magazine’s article on my work (November issue). Click here to view the article...

August 2022

A tribute to Freya the walrus, euthanised in Norway, involving a collaboration with Newbiggin Dolphin Watch and the local community. ITV filmed the group work and the wide sharing of the images reflected the strength of feeling for her. Click here to view the video...

A collaboration with The National Trust and BBC North East and Cumbria, highlighting their conservation work with the Beadnell Bay Tern Colony. View here

June 2022

Marking the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with her iconic stamp profile. BBC North East and Cumbria shared this video reaching almost 110K views. View here

January 2022

The lovely Kate Humble joined in a sand art experience session making a Celtic Knot, which can be viewedKate Humble from here  

December 2021

The Daily Mail commissioned a Christmas drawing, allowing me to decide on the design. A relaxed sand Santa came to mind, on the beach, pre-present delivery!

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November 2021

I was very lucky to have The Kiss published in the Daily THE KISSTelegraph with the nickname "The Sand Banksy" - Daily Telegraph November 2021.  

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October 2021 Coast Magazine Front Cover

It was great to be interviewed by journalist Steve Newman recently and his article is published in the November edition of Coast Magazine.

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