Second (Hat added, hair lightened, eyes made bigger.):
Original: Once again, these sketches have been done by my friend Helen, who was nice enough to put up with me saying "no change this, add that, change that again" many many times. Her patience is amazing. The URL for her arts homepage is in the previous blog assuming that I haven't blogged since I last posted sketches by Helen.
Status update: Word count stands at approximately 53 200 words and 103 pages.