My friend Sarah is imminently popping out her first baby. To ease the process I came up with a new invention for her today, patent pending….
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first man in space. The Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was propelled into orbit inside Vostok 1 on a 108 minute flight around the Earth on April 12th, 1961. He reached a height of … Continue reading
A month on, and the devastation caused by the Japan tsunami and earthquake is still impossible to comprehend. With tens of thousands still missing, Jake Price has sent this haunting black & white photo report from Natori, one of the … Continue reading
I’m always up for new culinary experiences so when a pack of Moon Cakes came into the production department today thought I would give one a go. Eaten to celebrate the Chinese lunar festival of Zhongqiu, the packet looked quite … Continue reading
Today I want to share a picture that has been stuck near my computer for a good couple of years now, and one that gives me endless amusement. My good friend, work colleague and talented illustrator Sarah Skeate drew this … Continue reading
Tea on the brain today… I can’t seem to get enough of the stuff. This 1939 poster available from V&A Prints hits the nail on the head – oh to be on the beach, under an umbrella, sipping tea from … Continue reading
It’s a beautiful, glittering blue sky day. After what seems like weeks of drizzle and torrential rain everything is again defined by the sharp relief of summer light. I am emerging from a muffling cold reluctant to leave, so took … Continue reading