Polly Alakija was born in 1966, in Malvern UK where she completed A levels including art as a subject. She continued studying art at the Oxford Polytechnic and later completed a teaching diploma in the Montessori method. She moved to live in Nigeria from 1990, married, and in 2005 relocated to South Africa. In 2011 Polly moved to the UK , and is now based in Gloucestershire.

Polly-Doodle is Polly's blog of sketches and doodles mostly drawn on her ipad, but also happenings and findings of her day to day.

For more info on Polly and her work, please visit her website.