Up to this point I’ve drawn single bears, small groups and some concept illustrations – Unconditional Hugs is my first ever Teddy Bear Tale Comic. A little rough, but I hope it tells a touching little story.
When I was kid going through Primary School we used to have assemblies three times a week where we would all get together in a big school hall, listen to school announcements and get some-type of moral lecture, and then sing songs from our little blue hymn books.
In this little book was one particular song that fired my imagination every time we sang it, which sadly wasn’t that often. It was called ‘When a Knight won his Spurs’, a folk song by Jan Struther written in 1931. Although those assemblies have long since stopped I still find myself singing this song from time to time and taking inspiration from it. You can listen to a version of the song after the jump. Continue reading