Necessity

  I’m away from home turf, in Bucharest … styling a big advertising shoot. Traveling to other countries for the purposes of work is nothing new… but thinking that you can just travel and things will be the same is…

Perspective

A good part of what I love about working on a ‘My Cool’ book is the opportunity to reflect, become inspired, and experience something totally new . Finding inspiration sometimes happens right on your doorstep and can be an unexpected…

The New Nation of Shopkeepers

Small shops seem to be my obsession at the moment. Some good feedback on my last posting about Brighton got me thinking about my usual small shop haunts closer to home. A mere 20 minute bus ride to SW11/12 takes…

Inspiration and fresh air

There’s nothing better than getting out of town on a bank holiday weekend, especially to a place that’s teaming with great independent shops and traders to explore while you wander. Brighton has always been one of those places that likes…

A suitably laid back launch

Rather than have a traditional launch for the new book we thought that making a little film would be a way of involving more people and giving our readers – new, old, and familiar – a sense of what ‘My…

May 2011

Had a great time this week working on two little films for our new book ‘my cool campervan’ which is out next week would you believe!…… Books are strange things…they totally pre-occupy you when you are pitching for them…they make…