Upcoming exhibition at the British Museum – Life & Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

Really looking forward to this. Major 2013 exhibition – Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum.

A Week in London – Bookbinding

It’s always a good idea to refresh your skills – and see what others can teach you. When I’m making books, I’m usually driven first by the content, which determines the form of… Continue reading

A Week in London – at the National Gallery and the British Museum

I spent last week in London – a mix of seeing friends, seeing exhibitions and doing workshops – perfect !  I spent a very happy afternoon at the National Gallery – it’s lovely… Continue reading

Living your core values

So following on from my last post about the Design Trust challenge for February the March challenge was to look at your five core values and score yourself – to see how much… Continue reading

A Creative Boost

I resolved at the beginning of this year that I really had to face up to treating what I’m doing as a business; I’ve really resisted this, as I didn’t want to spoil… Continue reading

A Weekend at Leisure

Slightly failed in my resolution to have one day off a week – so I made up for it with two days over the weekend, having the excuse of a rare visit from… Continue reading

Round Up – Georgian Theatre Project II

I’m trying to find a bit of time to reflect on the projects that I did last year; in the constant pressure to make work, I’m worried about what gets lost…all the ideas… Continue reading

The spaces in between

Thinking about bees at the moment; it started with Yeats’ Nine bean rows will I have there, a hive for the honey bee, And live alone in the bee-loud glade. I printed lots… Continue reading

A Sense of Place

I am always drawn to artists & writers who have a strong sense of place. I feel deeply connected to the landscape in which I live; there is something satisfying about knowing that… Continue reading

The Rhinocerus

I was listening to Radio 4’s Just so Science and thoroughly enjoying it – particularly How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01pw391). It reminded me of Durer’s wonderful woodcut. All roads lead to… Continue reading