Wouldn’t you though?
23rd Apr 2013
Revamp your garden shed
22nd Apr 2013
I guess fashion designers must get bored with skirt lengths and model fittings and colour forecasting, as increasingly they seem to be branching into other creative areas. Karl Lagerfeld’s photography. Tom Ford’s film making. But I think Eley Kishimoto …Read more you may also like...
FIRST LOOK: the new John Lewis Christmas ad
9th Nov 2012
Hot off the viral presses, here’s the new John Lewis Christmas ad. I love it – makes a welcome change from ads with product shots every two seconds and it’s clever and quirky and *sniff* kind of heartwarming too. But that’s …Read more you may also like...
23rd Oct 2012
Had a great afternoon yesterday at Out of the Dark, a High Wycombe-based charity that helps young people learn a trade, find some self-respect and recycle some damn good furniture while they’re at it. They sell lots of their stuff …Read more you may also like...
Business meetings for big kids
14th Sep 2012
One of the reasons I went freelance after a decade in newspapers and magazines was to escape those deathly management meetings where you’d sit around a large table, pretending to have ‘input’ whilst being bored out of your head, doodling ferociously …Read more you may also like...
Knitted monsters. And why not!
20th Aug 2012
Sometimes you hear an idea and you just know it’s going to work. I came across the website for 10 Little Birds the other week and immediately fell in love with the concept. It just chimes perfectly with our times. The …Read more you may also like...
And the Gold for Olympic excitement goes to…. LASSCO!
27th Jul 2012
Finally, it’s here. Olympic Friday. Hurray for the opening ceremony (come on Danny Boyle, you can do it) and the prospect of a lycra-heavy August. Sod the double dip recession, let’s get behind our national triceps – I mean team …Read more you may also like...
Brutal knitting. Think it will catch on?
11th Jul 2012
OK, I know I featured knitted coral the other week but these are too brilliant not to show you. You can’t help but wonder what inspires someone to give over their free time to knitting woollen monster masks. Tracy Widess, the …Read more you may also like...
I spy a lovely cafe in Nettlebed
26th Jun 2012
When the Little Italy espresso bar opened in Haddenham a few years ago it really transformed the village, immediately making it a much more inclusive place, because the glorious thing about a coffee shop is that everyone can enjoy a brew and a slice …Read more you may also like...
She can do woolly jumpers… but can your granny knit this?!
24th Jun 2012
This brilliant exhibit – knitted coral no less! – was part of the inaugural Birmingham Made Me Design expo, a showcase for the best of midlands design that finished on Friday. It’s totally batty and entirely useless and totally wonderful. …Read more you may also like...