Current job? ~Student. I’m 12 Dream job? ~Anything that makes me enough money to run a Friesian and Lippizaner care centre attached to a vet’s office where my friends can come and ride my horses for free. Not Mummy Favorite food? ~Salad Favorite type of cat? ~Calico Favorite candy? ~Anything sour Favourite ice cream? ~MintContinue reading “Interview with Frances, Aged 12 years, 5 months”
So, last night, Frances came into my room with a piece of Scotch tape and a washable marker, then proceeded to get my fingerprint. She said, “Thanks for the sample” as she left. Very mysterious. There are times when I just don’t press the issue. Take, for example, the time that the cat was aContinue reading “Mysteries”
One of the most wonderful things about Frances is that she loves a good mystery: her mind won’t let something go until she has considered it from every angle — and even then, sometimes. At the park today, a kitten followed us around and played with Frances and her cousin for a long time. TheContinue reading “The case of the friendly cat”
Me: I will pick you up on your wedding day. Frances: No, you won’t! I’m never going to get married…I want to be an old maid with 12 cats. (August 2015 / 8 years old)
So, we live in the 3rd coldest country on the planet (according to some estimations), and dreaming of spring makes me not-so-unhappy about winter… (ink and digital, 2015)
Frances’s focus on animals, which is very intense, at once somehow reflects both her philosophical and scientific turn of mind and her childlike wonder. (The cat is a major motif throughout my art journal.) In this panel, she is seven years old.