The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Movie

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

For all of us Charlie Mackesy fans, the new short film based on The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse book is a must see. The short film, which debuted on Apple TV on Christmas Day, features an award-winning cast of actors, including Tom Hollander as ‘the mole’, Idris Elba OBE as ‘the […]

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Charlie Mackesy Original Drawings on Sale by Sotheby’s

Charlie Mackesy

A group of 28 working illustrations from the award-winning book The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by illustrator Charlie Makesy, is being offered in a selling exhibition by Sotheby’s. I’ve loved his illustrations for many years, first following the artist on Instagram and Facebook. Although many of the drawings have already been […]

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Never Forget

Drawing by Charlie Mackesy

On 9/11 I was in the barn listening to the news on the radio. At first, I thought it must have been a small plane that had gone off course. Before 9/11, I can remember flying over the city on the commuter flights, so low that you could practically look into the high rise buildings. […]

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The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse — Preorder now!

Charlie Mackasy

Almost every day one of the wonderful drawings from artist Charlie Mackesy pops up in my Instagram feed. The wisdom of the animals as they guide the boy through his life and insecurities often reflects things in my own life. I’m not one for inspirational sayings (normally), but I do love these. In many respects […]

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I’m just glad to have a glass

I'm just glad to have a glass

The past few months have been filled with stress. Not just because of my own recovery, which is going well, but because my parents have had health issues. Some days there is so much to worry about that it pushes all the oxygen out of the room. Then I find time to slip away and […]

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