Friday, October 28, 2011

What am I still doing here?

Stephen Nadler has blogged about Searle's cover artwork for Roger Lewis' 'What Am I Still Doing Here?'

Mr Lewis was fortunate to keep the artwork and had it and the rough framed

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Goodbye Mrs Mole

I was saddened over the summer to hear that Ronald Searle's wife and soulmate of 50 years, Monica, passed away. I had the great privilege of meeting Monica on several occasions and remain ever grateful for having the chance to spend time with a lady of great charm and class. The Daily Mail has ran a touching article with words from Ronald himself.  Read it here

This  report by Derek Brazell of the AOI on a visit with the Searles last summer gives a sense of how pleasurable it was to spend a day with Ronald & Monica.

The Mrs Mole drawings are to be published in the UK on the 27th October. Available from the publisher here

Previous post on the Les tres riche heures de Mrs Mole exhibition at London's Cartoon Museum