I’ve finally updated the photo galleries here on my site.READ MORE..
Any father is difficult to sum up for a child of that man. Separating father, the role, and Dad, the person. Robert John Baker 1939 – 2023.READ MORE..
Any hometown is a memory palace, and moving through it unlocks feelings from long ago.READ MORE..
Before becoming coming a Saturday morning cartoon powerhouse, the STARTOONS studio was briefly located in downtown Chicago, where I worked for them one summer.READ MORE..
Coping with impermanence and helping others persevere through their own mounting frailties, is one of the main missions of being human.READ MORE..
My understanding of Japan was minimal, when I first set foot upon its soil in Okinawa, at the age of 22.READ MORE..
My own ‘selfies’ are rare indeed, but after a frenzy of scanning I too now have a huge backlog of old photos to share on INSTAGRAM.READ MORE..
I knew nothing about Peru (wasn’t Paddington Bear from there?) but it seemed fun to meet a childhood friend in a faraway place that we knew nothing about.READ MORE..
The Japan Rail Pass was grossly expensive to someone used to meagre 1980s Australian animation wages but I forked over my hard earned cash anyway, for a chance to explore the length and breadth of a country I’d long wanted to see.READ MORE..
21st century Shanghai, with its ultra modern skyline and high fashion boutiques, is barely recognisable as the time-stuck town I visited in the 1980s.READ MORE..