DescriptionAn illustration depicting one of Mister Hofton's infamous ancestors, the noble Greatorex Hofton. This brave soldier was very nearly part of The Charge of The Light Brigade but since Greatorex was a very sensible Charlton Athletic supporter and strongly disliked Tottenham Hotspur, he resolutely refused to wear spurs and therefore was unable to make his horse charge at the main event.
Simon Relf, Lincolnshire Member Since August 2007 Artist Statement Yours Mister Hofton is a book written by Andrew Argyle and illustrated by Simon Relf. Yours Mister Hofton is the story of a young girl called Kitty who is away at boarding school and very homesick when her Godfather, Mister Hofton, begins to write letters to her to cheer her up. Through these magical letters detailing the bizarre adventures of Mister Hofton, Wilberforce the Wafflehound, Chief Charley Crazy Horse and his many ancestors Kitty discovers that you are never truly alone for you take the people you care about with you.