Nick Draper, University professor extraordinaire wrote some stories for his kids in his spare time. I had a grand old time giving faces to the characters.

There’s Razors, the bandit chief who thought if they went around after Santa and cleaned up all the presents they’d have a bundle of fun in the bandit lair.

Farmer Sam and of course, Ovkors the Horse decided something had to be done….

Picturesque views of Canterbury’s Port Hills and Tai Tapu township make resplendent cameos throughout.

Ovkors and Farmer Sam, in disguise, look over Governor's bay from the Port Hills.

Ovkors and Farmer Sam, in disguise, look over Governor’s bay from the Port Hills.

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Mr Draper has since commissioned an even more scintillating tale in which the Bandits enact their revenge upon our hapless heroes. Watch this space for its release!