Teetotal in a "Perfect Storm" of Rum!

July 14, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
On Friday I was at The Kraken Rum ’s special “Dine in a Perfect Storm” event in London. How did I, someone who has never drunk alcohol, end up dining at a rum themed event where the cocktails flowed freely and the entire thing was the creation of one of the world’s leading rum brands? To answer this, we inevitably have to go back in time a few yea...
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Cartoon Giraffe Needs Your Help - JubyLee Bakes

April 14, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Today I’d like to talk about a cartoon giraffe. Yes, really! Well, sort of… Those of you who know me well know that I can often be found at QEII School in Horsham, amongst other things taking photos of the many and varied activities there. As a school that has a strong focus on Creative Arts (and one of the only special needs schools in the countr...
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New Blogs for 2019 No. 10 - Shakespeare Coins

March 17, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
As you’ve already seen in previous blogs, I collect coins. Many and various different sorts of coin, almost all of which have one thing in common: they’re pretend. They may be currency, but only in the fantasy worlds of books or television shows. Either that or they simply contain logos of or designs by some of my favourite creators or projects. T...
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New Blogs for 2019 No. 9 - Littlest Lovecraft

March 10, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Back in early 2013 I was supporting a Kickstarter project by Nat Iwata for a set of Steampunk Cthulhu themed playing cards. (It was a very Cthulhu-cards time, as this was hot on the heels of Albino Dragon’s awesome Call of Cthulhu cards.) In one of his updates, Nat mentioned a project “ translating the story of The Call of Cthulhu into an approacha...
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New Blogs for 2019 No. 8 - Emily Benet

February 24, 2019  •  1 Comment
I always enjoy how seemingly random things can connect. Back in the mists of time (at least TEN YEARS AGO – cripes) reading the always interesting small print on an innocent smoothies bottle led me to attending one of their “village fete” events. (Think small scale music festival, with a bit more ferret racing than usual.) At the event, I bought a...
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