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12 Acts of Kindness: December (the end is nigh…)

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The end of the year has come around quickly hasn’t it? So I’d like to take the opportunity to look back on the achievements of 12 Acts of Kindness so far… We’ve supported 11 fantastic charities doing a range of work, from environmental to humanitarian, and from hands-on care to the research that could ultimately […]

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12 Acts of Kindness: November

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When I was young, there were three things I really loved: sleep, cheese and art. Fortunately for me, my parents let me have all these things in generous abundance. But not every child is as lucky as me, and so, having failed to find any particularly inspiring sleep or cheese charities (weird), I’ve selected the […]

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12 Acts of Kindness: September

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I spend quite a lot of my time with bees. Not intentionally – there’s a bee hive near my studio, and they often stray in and I loose a little bit of time most months trying to usher them back outside. But despite the prevalence of bees in my little corner of the world, the […]

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12 Acts of Kindness: May

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Firstly, here’s a big thank you to everyone who’s taken an interest in the 12 Acts of Kindness project thus far. THANK YOU! If you’ve not heard me talk about it before, it’s a monthly fundraising appeal in which each month I give away an art work to a randomly selected person who has donated […]

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12 Acts of Kindness – April

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This month I am raising money for the Williams Syndrome Foundation as a part of 12 Acts of Kindness, in honour of my long-time friend Andy. The Williams Syndrome Foundation do wonderful work funding research into the Syndrome and supporting people with the rare condition. Williams Syndrome affects around 1 in 25,000 people, and one […]

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12 Acts of Kindness: March

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Those of you familiar with my art work will know that it’s long been inspired by the natural world, and particularly, insects and butterflies. For me, memories of butterflies resonate from my childhood, when I used to be able to name and identify the vast majority of butterflies on the British Isles. I should qualify […]

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12 Acts of Kindness: January

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Well. 2016 has arrived with a stonking headache and an empty wine rack. But with the new year comes the start of my charity fundraising project, 12 Acts of Kindness, and that makes me very happy. 12 Acts of Kindness Each month I’ll be featuring a charitable cause on the blog. In exchange for the […]

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