Lockdown Cartoon #32: Run
Cartoon about artist and children's author Noriko Matsubara's family life with her children during the lockdown UK

Lockdown Cartoon #32: Run

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We are in lockdown 2. But life keeps moving and we keep running! Here is this week’s cartoon.                           …

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Lockdown Cartoon #31: Angel
Cartoon about artist and children's author Noriko Matsubara's family life with her children during the lockdown UK

Lockdown Cartoon #31: Angel

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When Naomi finds feathers, she holds them in her hands and flaps her arms as if she is a bird.She has told me she would want to be a bird…

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Lockdown Cartoon #30: Snail
Cartoon about artist and children's author Noriko Matsubara's family life with her children during the lockdown UK

Lockdown Cartoon #30: Snail

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I love growing food. I’m just not good at it.Courgettes and cabbages have all been attacked by snails and slugs and who knows what.But there was one good outcome from…

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Lockdown Cartoon #29: Remote Control Battle
Cartoon about artist and children's author Noriko Matsubara's family life with her children during the lockdown UK

Lockdown Cartoon #29: Remote Control Battle

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When the children return from school, the TV remote control battle begins.One day, Naomi adopted the strategy of carrying the remote everywhere she went, preventing Ichi from getting hold of…

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Lockdown Cartoon #28: The Fingers of Fish
Cartoon about artist and children's author Noriko Matsubara's family life with her children during the lockdown UK

Lockdown Cartoon #28: The Fingers of Fish

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Naomi loves school meals. This might be the reason why she is so eager to go to school. She says school meals are more yummy than mummy’s food. Well, I suppose she’s…

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Lockdown Cartoon #27: Mirror
Cartoon about artist and children's author Noriko Matsubara's family life with her children during the lockdown UK

Lockdown Cartoon #27: Mirror

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“Ichi! Eat quickly! Got it?"“Ichi! Brush your teeth now! Got it?”“Ichi! Wash your hands after the toilet! Got it?” Naomi bosses Ichi about. Naomi is four. Ichi is eight. But Naomi…

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Lockdown Cartoon #26: School Run
Cartoon about artist and children's author Noriko Matsubara's family life with her children during the lockdown UK

Lockdown Cartoon #26: School Run

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September 2020. After 5 month closure, schools finally reopen for all children in England.  It’s great my children are both in school now, but the bad thing is, they aren’t in…

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Lockdown Cartoon #25: Stubborn
Cartoon about artist and children's author Noriko Matsubara's family life with her children during the lockdown UK

Lockdown Cartoon #25: Stubborn

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I have a stubborn child. Is stubbornness hereditary? If so, her stubbornness must have come from my husband. But he doesn’t seem to think so... On a positive side, she is…

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Lockdown Cartoon #24: Family Time
Cartoon about artist and children's author Noriko Matsubara's family life with her children during the lockdown UK

Lockdown Cartoon #24: Family Time

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My children often make me realise something I didn’t notice before. The other day during breakfast.Ichi: "It was fun yesterday, wasn’t it?"Me: "Oh yeah, your friend came to play."Ichi: “That was…

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Lockdown Cartoon #23: Money Eating Machine
Cartoon about artist and children's author Noriko Matsubara's family life with her children during the lockdown UK

Lockdown Cartoon #23: Money Eating Machine

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Ticket machines. I often have a problem with them. They eat change. Coming from Japan where everything is so precise, I’m used to vending machines that never fail to give…

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