Cats… Cats… Cats…

It appears that the world is divided between dog and cat people – those who like their friends to do what they’re told and to agree with them – and those who prefer to admire their friends for being true to their nature and avoid sycophants. I fall into the latter category since most of my friends are quite blunt and a bit odd. You can’t tell a cat what to do – you have to invite it and hope that it agrees. Continue reading

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The Selkie

I have felt fascinated by tales of the Selkie ever since I first heard the story as a child. There are many versions of the story, but the common thread running through them is of stolen love, betrayal, forced taming of a magically wild nature and of yearning for a lost life. I have always felt a certain frustration at the way the stories hint at the deepest fears and most tragic emotions without fully explaining the cruelty behind the character’s actions. Perhaps this is true of most fairy tales: they stir up emotions but leave you wondering… Continue reading

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What happened to disphoria.com?

I’m rebuilding my art site. I’ve not touched my old website for about 6 years so it’s long overdue. I’ve been spending too much time working and trying to make a living to do as much art as I want but it has been driving me mad with frustration. I’ve never stopped drawing though so I shall be adding lots of sketches to show where I’m at. Continue reading

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