A creative artist, diagnosed with bipolar over 10 years ago &
recently this year, autism.

I am very strong on breaking the stigma around mental illness.

Bees About Town Collection

Other Artwork 

Pink Pier (Blackpool Station Artwork)

Pink Pier (Blackpool Station Artwork)

This image is one that I am lucky to have on show at Blackpool North Station. In all there are 9 Blackpool images that I have created that are on the gate line entrance as you enter or leave the station. In this collection I have tried to capture the seaside nostalgia...

Dedication to the 22 (Part 3)

Dedication to the 22 (Part 3)

Gone but not forgotten This is part of the three images that I dedicate to the 22 people who died in the Manchester Terror attack on the 22nd May, 2017. I created these images in loving memory of the 22 who lost their lives, families & people around the world who...

Dedication to the 22 (Part 2)

Dedication to the 22 (Part 2)

Gone but never forggotten This is part of the three images that I dedicate to the 22 people who died in the Manchester terror attack on the 22nd May, 2017. I created these images in loving memory of the 22 who lost their lives, the families & the people around the...

Dedication to the 22 (Part 1)

Dedication to the 22 (Part 1)

Gone but never forgotten This is part of the three images that I dedicated to the 22 people who died in the Manchester terror attack on the 22nd May, 2017. I created these images in loving memory of the 22 who lost their lives, the familys and people it has affected....

Olde & New Collection

Olde & New Collection

The Midland Hotel is beautifully designed & timeless. So many stunning buildings with amzing architecture which stand out in our city of Manchester. For this image I have added the old classic car, cobbled road & also the ghosts of gangsters past.

R A I N

R A I N

Manchester.. It rains a lot!! in this photograph I captured the Manchester streets as the heavens opened & the rain pounded down..

Edgar Wood

Edgar Wood

Edgar Wood treated architecture as an art & therefore referred to himself as artist-architect. Living in Middleton, Manchester it would be hard to not have come across a building which Mr Wood hasn't designed. From houses to schools Edgar was a true artist ahead...

Fatherhood

Fatherhood

I try to live my life to be a good example of what I believe. Becoming a father is the best thing that has ever happened to me & gave me true meaning. Since his birth I have really tried to face all my demons to try to overcome them & also understand them -...

P E N N Y W I S E

P E N N Y W I S E

Pennywise the dancing clown is up there with the great horror characters created. I remember watching the original IT movie by Stephen King & being fascinated by the spooky clown. I do believe that the remake is far better & as a big horror fan I had to create...

The Colourful backstreets of Manchester

The Colourful backstreets of Manchester

Ive always loved the backstreets of Manchester & the way they look like they are right out of the old gangster movies. So much character & life.

Things Going On 

Harry Billinge MBE LdH

I first saw Harry Billinge MBE LdH 2 years ago on breakfast TV talking about the D Day Normandy landing in 1944. Watching this powerful interview I was moved to tears with how humble Harry said ‘don’t thank me, and don’t say I’m a hero. I...

A Local Hero Tribute..

As an artist coming from Middleton, it is great to be asked to create a piece of artwork which will go up on the front of a local pub. It is an even bigger privilege to create an image of local hero Lee Rigby who was tragically taken to soon. The picture I created is...

A Reminder

I wanted to create a blog which was a reminder to myself of how far I have come in such a short space of time (under 3 years).  In no particular order My Manchester ‘Bees about town’ collection going up at Oxford Road train stationAsked by Northern...

BE LOCAL Heaton Hall feature

After posting my photographs of inside Heaton Hall (Heaton Park, Manchester) earlier this year in June I had a great response. Amongst the great messages I received a really nice inbox from Clare, who runs Alkrington Life Be Local Magazine who was keen to feature me...

Only time will tell – Fighting with a diagnosis 23.07.21

I was diagnosed with bipolar well over 10 years ago, just before what I call the ‘bipolar boom’ where it seemed everyone started to receive the diagnosis. I was put on all types of meds throughout the years. Every combination you can think of which they can prescribe...

Festival of Transport at Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness 17.07.21

On Saturday I had my first Exhibition at the Festival of Transport which I was asked to showcase some of my artwork.  I was contacted a couple of months ago & asked to create an image which celebrated 175 years of Furness Railway & Lakes line. The image itself...

LEE RIGBY Memorial & Truck naming day 11.07.21

I am privileged to announce that i was asked to take part in a project in association with The Lee Rigby Foundation & Veterans Training Academy. I was very honoured to have been asked by Darren Wright (VTA founder) for my artistic input. The Lee Rigby Foundation...

ROWETTA (Manchesters Queen Bee) 02.07.21

I have been involved in a few fundraisers in the past year, helping raise funds for RMHC for children, Manchesters NSPCC & Manchesters Hospitality sector after being hit hard by the pandemic - but to name a few. To help raise funds I have...

Colourful artwork at Blackpool North celebrates seaside fun

Vibrant artwork has been installed at Northern’s Blackpool North station celebrating the resort’s sun, sea and sand.   The colourful images can be seen on the glass panels of the gateline, welcoming passengers to...

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