A chat about climate education

Conversations with Calvin

  In this interview We The Species podcast host Calvin Schwartz and I talk about climate education, conservation and storytelling with The Adventures of Captain Polo. Calvin convinces me to give some of the back story to how I got into conservation, a tale that involves how I dodged the French Infantry and how a…

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A chat with Drunk On Porpoise

Drunk On Porpoise

A chat with Drunk On Porpoise is a conversation about conservation, climate change, education, humour, satire and graphic novels. These subjects may seem an eclectic mix, yet they all come together very naturally in this interview. Another topic covered in this interview was my process in creating a graphic novel. I explain the different steps…

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A new name for Polo, and a new adventure

Pole to Pole

My character Polo the Bear, climate change messenger and globetrotter extraordinaire has some important news! He is now officially Captain Polo: concerned polar bear, world citizen, adventurer, explorer and climate change educator. Captain Polo recently went through an Inuit initiation ceremony by special invitation from his Inuit friends. Polo completed the initiation following ancient Inuit…

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Cartoon influences that shaped my work

Father of AJH

Welcome to my blog! I’ll kick it off with a brief summary of the key cartoon influences behind my work with Education Comics & Cartoons. My heritage I’ve been drawing cartoons since early childhood. My father was an accomplished illustrator and oil painter, and he pursued these art forms as a hobby throughout his adult…

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