Tomorrow’s the Day, and the Birthday Cake!

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Yes, it's nearly here - the May Magazine is about to hit those virtual bookshelves! This month is a super-bumper copy with lots to enjoy between the covers. I feel that over the years - we're in our sixth now - the magazine has evolved into something more than just a sewing mag, rather it's a … [Read more...]

Ben’s Birthday Walk

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Every year on his birthday I take Ben for a special walk.  In the past this has been to one of our favourite beaches - but this year was necessarily a little different.  Daisy had a grooming appointment so she would look her prettiest for his pawty (complete with the traditional peanut butter and … [Read more...]

Two naughty dogs!

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Rosie's little goldendoodle, Tilly, has been staying with us for a few days - and getting herself and Daisy into lots of mischief.  I can put up with their squabbling over whichever toy is the current favourite.  I don't even much mind being woken at 6.30 am by kisses from Daisy and Tilly jumping up … [Read more...]

Spring Bulbs and Christmas Mice

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I mentioned in my last post that I've always found January to be a particularly challenging magazine to design for.  I think this is because all around is Christmas and it's hard to look beyond the festivities when they haven't even happened yet!  Like everyone else, I'm enjoying all the season has … [Read more...]