Christmas and the New Year is something that we all look forward to. For me it signals time with the family and marks the beginning of a year and the end to another year.

My year ‘past’ has been one to cherish and an experience that I could have never foreseen. I have found something that is pretty remarkable.

Its been an absolute whirlwind, personally challenging but a wonderful period of transformation and sharing. The highlights have been the immense amount of encouragement I have had that enabled me to hold my solo show and the overseas commissions were quite unexpected.

The ‘Stiffy’ brand is still bursting with ideas and long may it continue! Everybody looks forward to beginning a new year with great fun and enjoyment and the odd ‘resolution’, but for me; Fun will be from the new styles and canvases still there to explore. Enjoyment will be from seeing friends old and new at a series of national exhibitions (and hopefully the odd one or two in Europe?).

Resolution  forget it! I am not looking for a solution and I’m certainly not searching for an answer. Next year is a commitment to live a dream, my dream!

Thank you everyone; friends and people I’ve not yet met, for taking time to enjoy my art, provide encouragement, belief and support.

Have a great Christmas and let’s see what the New Year rewards us with.