Lockdown Clothing: Holly’s story

Today's interview in the 'Lockdown Clothing' project is with Holly Williamson. Holly is a college teacher in Manchester, UK, who also makes things every now and again. "I'm 31 and actually loving lockdown a little bit! I love fashion and one day would like to make my own fashion photography book. I spend a great... Continue Reading →

Review: The Assistant

I've reviewed a few films on this blog, but I never thought I'd be adding one to the 'staying in' category until 2020 arrived with its global pandemic, lockdowns, and cinema closures! I was recently sent a preview link for The Assistant, which is written and directed by Kitty Green and is about an ambitious... Continue Reading →

The Super Humans of 2019

I have to admit that one of the biggest joys of having my own blog is being able to use it to shout about people who I think are doing amazing things. Every year since 2011, I have shared a list of the people who have had positive impact on my life in the previous... Continue Reading →

The Power of Goodbye

As this year and decade draw to a close, the second most significant relationship of my life is coming to an end. It's not just been significant in length; it's also important due to how it has shaped me as a person. In November 2010 I started work at UAL, and my impending farewell on... Continue Reading →

I should have known

I should have known that getting older would bring wisdom. I guess it just didn't quite manifest in the way I thought it would, so I never saw it coming. People a lot younger than me are still better at putting so much of it into words though. I should have known that she'd dump... Continue Reading →

The wanderer returns

When I decided to stop updating this blog back in February, it was because I was feeling thoroughly uninspired. I didn't know what I wanted to write about any more and the (entirely self imposed) pressure of updating the site on a regular basis had become an added worry that I didn't need. After a... Continue Reading →

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