April 8th 2019 (Hybridising)

Posted on

I bought a new saxophone last week – a “pocket sax”!  It’s rather an odd looking object…and despite its name, it doesn’t look OR sound anything like a saxophone. There’s no shiny lacquered brass – just a plain wooden body resembling a recorder, with a clarinet mouthpiece stuck on the end…and blown gently it emits […]

24th February 2019 (The Wig and Conch)

Posted on

In 1988 I went to a “Wig” party in North London wearing a lustrous blond creation borrowed from my friend Dave! An impromptu competition spontaneously developed as the night drew on – the hostess started awarding scores to her motley crew of mates for their hairpieces. Realising she needed some prizes, she began plucking random […]

10th February 2019  (The Sunday Review)

Posted on

I enjoyed an informal Sunday brunch meet with our marketing guru Beth this afternoon – in one of my favourite café “offices” in Essex. A discussion about brand awareness, publicity materials and the importance of sustainable company ethics ensued as we munched on roast chicken panini. I agreed it was vital as part of the […]

28thJanuary 2019 (Retreating)

Posted on

A tiny barn near Cambridge hosted the first “her&her”creative retreat this weekend. Moving on from its former use as a storage space for beer barrels, the outbuilding has been lovingly transformed into the perfect place to withdraw from the hubbub of everyday life. Cydnei B and myself set off from our respective homes in Nottinghamshire […]