RIP Harry Billinge MBE LdH A national Treasure 03.05.22

RIP Harry Billinge MBE LdH A national Treasure 03.05.22

After first seeing Harry Billinge MBE LdH on TV a few years back & finally meeting him on his 96th birthday last year (via zoom) & becoming good friends with his daughter Margot I was very saddened to get the call that he had  passed away. I blogged about the...

The High Sheriff Declaration – A Part of History 02.05.22

The High Sheriff Declaration – A Part of History 02.05.22

I first came across Lorraine Christine Worsley-Carter MBE DL back in 2020 after seeing she had tweeted a nice comment on Twitter regarding my artwork at Oxford Road train station. After a quick search & finding out a bit about her background I dropped Lorraine a...

Still a long way to go.. 30.03.22

Still a long way to go.. 30.03.22

As an autistic adult with a late diagnosis at 42 years old, has been life changing. It was very scary but at the same time I finally felt I was on the right track. Before I had my complete diagnosis I was discharged from the CMHT back to my GP. After I had the full...

Autism Awareness Week 30.03.22

Autism Awareness Week 30.03.22

It was great to have a feature on ‘On your doorstep: Manchester’ for Autism Awareness Week. I was asked to write a little bit about my latest ‘Iconic Manchester’ artwork to have gone up at Victoria Station & how that came about as well as my goals for the future....

We need change.. 22.03.22

We need change.. 22.03.22

Are neurodiverse & mental health conditions taken as seriously as other health issues? I know we have a number of awareness weeks/days etc but I feel there needs to be more changes made at a higher level to really make a difference.I have a notes app on my phone...

The MANC Feature 01.03.22

The MANC Feature 01.03.22

I just wanted to add this as its a big thing for me to have a feature in Manchesters own The MANC. The team are great and really polite. Another one ticked off the list - hopefully more features to come in the future. Proud MANC...

ICONIC MANCHESTER unveiling 23.02.22

ICONIC MANCHESTER unveiling 23.02.22

It was great to be contacted by Northern to see if I could create a new image to brighten up the bridge at Victoria station, Manchester.  I have built up a great relationship with Northern & they have a great respect & understanding for my condition which...

2021 Evaluation 28.12.21

2021 Evaluation 28.12.21

So it’s the end of 2021, & what a year it’s been! It’s certainly been a tough year for most people.  I myself have found it very tough going through my diagnosis of autism & having a crash course in understanding that. I am now at the second stage of...

“A poster boy for art therapy” 18.12.21

“A poster boy for art therapy” 18.12.21

I am very grateful to finally be in this position to share my experience with art therapy & hopefully help others in the process. Please take a few minutes to read through the latest article on me featured in Quays Life by the brilliant Lorraine Worsley-Carter...

Neurodiverse Masking..  08.12.21

Neurodiverse Masking.. 08.12.21

One of the big things we all go through in life is being judged. We live in a very judgemental society. I am used to being judged, it’s all I remember from being young. Judged for my colour on my street as child is one of (if not thee) earliest things I remember. This...