Archive for January, 2012

The Clockwork Mouse

Bits of this have been popping into my head for a few days. I finally pushed them altogether. The Clockwork Mouse In a box in the ground, buried very, very deep, Lies a clockwork mouse in the farthest depths of sleep, He moves not a muscle, not a whisker or a toe, And his clockwork [...]

The cow that swapped its moo

Henrietta the cow, thought she knew how, To moo like the greatest of bovine but one day she found, that instead of that sound she only could manage a low whine   To her great distress, (what a mess, what a mess!), she actually started to bark. It was quite a surprise the voice that [...]

Today is Wotnot day.

Today is Wotnot day. Here’s a couple; some instructions on how to draw a man wearing a hat, and a painting of a Glyptodon of course.  

A lightning machine

I love this diagram of a lightning machine I found whilst looking for images to inspire Barnaby.

Barnaby Bottlestop’s Penny Bazaar

Another rather silly one.. Barnaby Bottlestop’s Penny Bazaar Barnaby Bottlestop’s Penny Bazaar, Sells everything strange and peculi-ar, There are gobstoppers there that never go weak, The mice have a strange and sinister squeak, There’s fireworks that’ll go bang in the night, And Jack-in-the-Boxes to give you a fright, And rabbits and buttons, birds and guitars, [...]

The Nose

I did this one today, it just popped into my head for some reason. A girl of five was waiting for her father Outside an old antique-y type of shop, When a woman came along, Like a gypsy from a song, And turned to see whose face had made her stop. ‘There’s a nose that [...]