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My Childhood Holidays

My Childhood Holidays

Me, my sister, mum, grandma and baby bro! Weston Super Mare, 1992 Growing up in Leicestershire meant that day trips to the seaside were a bit of a faff. Yes, there was Skeggy - a grand day out all told (although I prefer Sutton on Sea) - and we did occasionally visit with my Gran who lived in Lincolnshire. But for our summer hols, we always made the long journey to Cornwall. A word on that drive. The night before we went, we’d all head to bed with the car packed (with military precision, obvs) on the drive. Only to be...

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Inspiration for 'Seaside Town'!

Inspiration for 'Seaside Town'!

Oh, hello! Have you got your suncream and your cagoule? Oh, and some loose change for the arcades? Perfect. Welcome to my blog about my brand new collection Seaside Town! From the moment I packed Brian the Rainbow and Polly the Banana off on their hols to Little Bit in Margate, my head started swimming with ideas of what they might get up to. How would they spend their days? Who would they make friends with? What mischief would they get up to? I just loved the idea of them being on their jollies!  So, over the last couple of...

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Oh, snazzy mugs!

Oh, snazzy mugs!

Behind the scenes of the making of my brand new mugs! Auditions, designs and the guide to the perfect brew...

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Bargain Hunting with Brian!

Bargain Hunting with Brian!

Oh, hello! One of my favourite things to do in the world is have a good rummage through old things! Whether it's an over stuffed antiques warehouse or a charity shop, I love hunting through until I find something I like from another decade. Sometimes I will actually adopt a find and give it a new lease of life. And other times I'll just fill my head with ideas. Did you know that lots of my inspiration comes from preloved bits and bobs?  This week I visited Blaby Antiques Centre in Leicester! It is such a wonderful treasure trove - full of things from the 60s and...

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Behind the Zine - Snake's Space Race!

Behind the Zine - Snake's Space Race!

A behind the scenes look at my new zine There's A Snake In My Spaceship!

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