Most of the work displayed here was created in response to a monthly theme suggested for members of Stroud Artists Books. The support and encouragement I receive from this group is huge. Cover of book on EntropyCover paper designed in Photoshop to contain pop-up/concertina construction of the Entropy book.A book about EntropyCreated from a series of hand-drawn images of creatures in places they do not belongPop-up book about EntropyCreated from a series of hand-drawn images of creatures in places they do not belongEntropy pop-up bookCreated from a series of hand-drawn images of creatures in places they do not belongParaedolia - a new look at old Zodiac signsPocket construction from Hedi Kyle. Cards from a found collection.A modern interpretation of the shapes that stars form in the sky. Made for a theme of Pareidolia (seeing shapes in objects)Cards from a collection depicting the classic Zodiac signs, with my own interpretation on the reverse, contained in a pocketed concertina construction. The cover is pierced with the constellation of CygnusPandemic EssentialsA collection of scrolls that describe the things that became essential during the lock-down 2020Pandemic EssentialsPages printed with a Gelli Plate and then rolled into quills, joined with split-pins and grouped into a cover from which they spill out.Cut UpCover of the Cut Up book woven from two colours of thin card.Cut UpA panel structure from Hedi Kyle playing on the different uses of the word Cut: cut up, cut down, cut across, etc.Fornasetti bookCover and folded structureFornasettiA cut out structure from a single sheet, using Fornasetti backgrounds and the faces of personal heroines to emphasise that Fornasetti never really acknowledged his must.The Book of 38A case bound book on the subject of the number 38. Mixed media including drawing, embossing, pen and ink, digital print.PangramsJapanese stab bound book of 26 pangrams. Cover and pages digitally designed and printed. Linen sewn. Edition of 3.Babel FishMeobius strips with information about the Babel Fish (from Douglas Adams' Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy) fixed with a screw and embellished with an origami fish. Each strip holds a sentence from the book excerpt written in English on one side, and a different language on the other.The Book of ZeroA case bound book on the topic of zero, nothing, null. Mixed media including printing, embossing, drawing, sewing. Part of an ongoing series.Twilight - book from costumeTwilight - book created from an original piece of wearable art. To be hung or rolled.Sharpness lift-up bookHand-bound pop up box with mechanism that presents the inner book when opening the outer, faux book.Sharpness inner book detailA book of photographs taken at Sharpness and created as the centre-piece for the pop-up mechanism.Holes in the Shape of the Sound of the SeaMulti media tunnel book : pen and ink drawings, sand, paint. Sewn pages, printed cover. A tribute to Terry Pratchett.I Come From... 4 books and jack-in-the-box4 hand-made books showing how we got here, from the big bang through DNA to the exploration of space. The books are held in spaces around the box, which contains a jack-in-the-box. Mixed media including digital printing, embroidery and box-making techniques.I Come From... (open)Jack-in-the-box open - skirt is embroidered with "All the world's a stage..." from Macbeth. The handmade books slot around the box. Mixed media including digital printing, embroidery and box-making techniques.ExposureA book from hand-made glassine envelopes that each contains a card and legend describing how much of a substance is fatal. The cards incorporate many of the elements, such as salt, coffee and lemon. Hand-drawn cover and internal card images with hand-made bead.Exposure - detailA book from hand-made glassine envelopes that each contains a card and legend describing how much of a substance is fatal. The cards incorporate many of the elements, such as salt, coffee and lemon.TracksA collection of 4 hand-made and bound triangular books featuring the lyrics of my favourite songs, which fit together within an old double CD caseTracks - K2 (Elbow)1 of 4 books designed to fit into a double CD case. Each book contains the lyrics of a favourite piece of music. Digitally printed, hand bound and stamped.Nicaraguan GraveyardA flag book featuring images from a colourful graveyard in Nicaragua.Garden Pests - a Facebook storyA fictional set of Facebook entries displayed to tell the story of the transformation of a garden from beautiful wilderness to hideous suburban conformity. Hand-make stamps of insects.A Guide to English GrammarA flag book which contains phrases that are made correctly and wrongly from the proper ordering of adjectives. Digitally printed with hand-made cover.Shrine to NicaraguaShrine to Nicaragua , containing hand-make books about the country and artifacts, featuring a humming-bird nest. All materials were gathered from my home there.Jacob's ladder walletJacob's ladder wallet with digital images about woodwork and carpentryJacob's ladder walletJacob's ladder walletMemories of San SerifA simulated diary of a fictional visit to the fictional island of San Serif (from The Guardian's April fool pages). Mixed media accordion book, double sided.