It’s Autumn already!!
I am taking this morning to update my Blog to tell you what about the exciting things I have been working on this year! It may seem that I have slipped under a rock, but far from it. It has been an intense, non-stop stained glass year AND a book I wrote and illustrated has just been published!
I have been working on fabricating 9 large stained glass windows for Church of Our Lady of Lebanon in Halifax. The designs were made by Lebanese Canadian Iconographer, Rita Assaf. Each window is 5’x12′, divided into 6 stacking panels. I have also been bidding on other jobs, and accepting a few so I am not completely off the radar while creating the large windows. I have an apprentice for this year, which is an amazing opportunity to teach these little-understood techniques and skills!
I Wrote a BOOK!
AND I wrote and illustrated a Young Adult graphic novel during Covid, and it has just been published by Conundrum Press’ new imprint Emanata! CALL ME BILL is the true story of the disastrous wreck of the White Star Line SS Atlantic (yes, the same as the Titanic) on April 1, 1873. The memory of this important story was overshadowed by 2 world wars, the Titanic wreck, and not to overlook the fact that the White Star Line deliberately tried to bury the truth! CALL ME BILL also tells the story of the heroic rescue, traumatic recovery of 500 dead bodies by a few Nova Scotian villagers.
So, why is the book called Call Me Bill? Here’s why! From the April 5, 1873 Halifax Morning Chronicle…
Read CALL ME BILL to learn more about this incredible person!! Available at bookstores or order online at Conundrum Press.