Megan Dowsett is a creative consultant working with museums and galleries, and an illustrator who is finding her voice through personal and local projects.

Through the name Norris and the Flamingo, she shares the sense of adventure that runs through all of life, wherever we are on our journey. A sense of imagination, of possibility and discovery, for children and adults alike.

21 June 2010

Words on Water

The Londonist is displaying a beautiful series of hand-drawn maps of different London localities. This series by John Richardson caught my eye, yes for it's beauty, but also because it reminded me of a long standing idea-yet-to-be-started, to sketch the Thames in all its glory. I once walked along the river from Teddington to Vauxhall and I felt the world, the landscape and the people change around me as I and the river stayed constant, walking and flowing, walking and flowing. I'd like to create a map of the Thames from source to sea, drawing moments of it's architecture and riverside life along the way. One day ...