Master Nicholas and ‘The Owl and the Nightingale’

Extract from Possum People: Brief lives of some of the prominent people who have had connections with Portesham by Jack Elwin, 2010. IN THE 12TH OR 13TH CENTURY Portesham was mentioned in a poem called The Owl and the Nightingale, probably written by a certain ‘Master Nicholas’. It survives in two copies, one in the … Continue reading Master Nicholas and ‘The Owl and the Nightingale’

Liz Poulain – illustrating for teenagers

My illustration style varies depending on the age the illustrations are aimed at. Most of my illustrations these days are designed for younger children. However, some years ago, I helped The Alcohol Education Trust create some worksheets for teaching groups of teenagers with special educational needs about risks associated with alcohol. My brief was to make … Continue reading Liz Poulain – illustrating for teenagers