Go have a look at Dave's work if you haven't seen it: his Tozo work, his illustration work and also our Airship comic jam. Meeting Dave and getting to know him has definitely been one of the highlights of my year.
Tomorrow my book club's discussing Empress Orchid by Anchee Min. I was doing some quick research and came across this fascinating hour-long interview. Have a listen if you have the time, I think I'm going to listen to it again while I paint.
I've been getting some Christmas photos from my American relatives, and these two are my favourites; Uncle Roy in his new hat and digging out the car. He looks very stoic with his broom: