Susan Hellard has been illustrating Mindy Hammond’s weekly column in the Express Newspaper’s S Magazine for over five years. The wife of Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond regales her life as a wife, a mother of two daughters and owner of a whole bunch of animals. This particular illustration is a favourite of ours and appeared in the Sunday 16th March issue, you can read the whole article here.

Everyone at Hammond Towers is feeling their age… “If you happen to spot a middle-aged lady and a small woolly person doing doggy-paddle in your local pool, give us a wave.”

Mindy and TG go for some hydrotherapy

Mindy and her labradoodle, TG, go for some hydrotherapy