As a child, <i>Ciara Flood</i> enjoyed nothing more than snuggling into bed and reading Asterix. She would spend hours creating stories and characters of her own. Now she is grown up she still loves doing these things, but she is lucky enough to do them as a job. <p/>After studying Visual Communications in Dublin, <i>Ciara</i> travelled the world. She funded her trips by working as a fruit-picker, hot-dog vendor and dog-calendar seller but proved useless at all of these so went back to doing graphic design and illustration. She now lives with her partner and daughter in London.