Maps, typesetting and artwork transform a personal writing process into a real, collaborative book: they’re therefore the most exciting part of any project. That stage of The Frayed Atlantic Edge involved drawing on the work of Christina Riley. Christina provided the sea fans that are section breaks in book

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..and made a pressed pepper dulse (my favourite seaweed to eat from the kayak):pepper dulseThose who attend book festivals or talks might even find limited-edition examples of Christina’s artwork, as bookmarks, in their books:


Have a look at Christina’s website – – to see more of a body of work that’s uniquely capable of coaxing salt & iodine ashore: