cartoon by Lesley Scoble contact Lesleyscoble@me.com

Walking In The Rain

Project: Walking in the Rain Aim To make preliminary maquettes to form a collection—then choose the best figures to cast into bronze. The aim will be to turn them into large bronzes for the outdoors. How It Began The first sculpture I ever made in clay was in my first pottery class (tutor Maria Echenique) […]


Grey Skies Long Shadows Okay, this photo is in colour!—but it looks black and white to me!—therefore, it belongs in the B&W portfolio. Don’t you agree? Turn It On Its Head A low winter light casts long shadows on the pavement of the city. Oops! Its upside down – but, I prefer it that way! […]

Colour Photography

Between the moon coming out And the sun going in — The red dragon-flies. Nikyu, translated by R. H. Blyth Sunset Over Olympic Park I photographed this stunning sunset from a balcony overlooking the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London. The image features Anish Kapoor’s (love it or hate it!) iconic sculpture ‘Arcelor Mittal Orbit’. […]

Poetry: City Fox

The fox is sniffing the groundMoving through the leavesWalking silent with no soundSifting slow below the trees City fox all bright and goodHunting for his teaWhenceHe comes straight toward meWhere I’m stoodBeside the benchBeside the tree I hold tight my breath and dare not stirI stay in shadow out of sightNot wanting to scare him […]

Poetry: Warm Sand At The Edge Of The Land

I’m swimming in the seaWhen a seal pops up in front of meWheeeeeee!I squealA moment Caught in thought—This can’t be bought! Is this for real?To see a sealSo close at handBy warm sand at the edge of the land So nearRippling wetThe seal comes closer yetI can swim to himHe’s in my reachA breath away […]