I recently wrote a piece for Devon Life on Sidmouth’s Crane & Kind – a destination shop with a difference. Have a read and discover a kinder way of trading.
One Mile Bakery
At the end of last year, I was lucky enough to spend a morning at Boudicca Woodland’s micro bakery, One Mile Bakery Exeter, where I discovered the most personable loaf imaginable. This was a commissioned piece for Exeter Life magazine, which you can read here.
WARNING: You’ll want focaccia bread!
Best NAS Drives
I love a bit of tech writing and reviewing so it was a pleasure to do some more review work for T3.com. In this piece I highlight the best NAS drives (Network Attached Storage) on the market. These beauties do a lot more than store files like a traditional hard drive – they are a personal cloud service and media server. Take a look here.
Real Life Womble
Exeter’s Jenny Cahill lives by an impressive mantra of Rethink, Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle, Rot and is getting continuously closer to a zero waste lifestyle. She’s become affectionately known as a ‘real life womble’ – I interviewed her for Exeter Life magazine recently and found her to be truly inspiring. If you’re looking for ways to reduce the waste you create, Jenny shares lots of advice with me in the feature below.
Living with 21 Apacas…
In the October issue of Somerset Life magazine, which you can read here for free, I talk to Kim Williams about here life in rural Somerset with a herd of 21 alpacas…
SOMERSET LIFE COVER FEATURE
Fancy a day out (or several) in Somerset this summer? Then take a look at my 20 Days Out feature, published in the July issue of Somerset Life magazine.
Magical Toadstool Makes for LandLove Magazine
Who doesn’t love stumbling upon mushrooms on a woodland walk? In this six-page craft feature, for the September issue of LandLove magazine, I use the fabulous fungi as inspiration for colour crafts.
New Client: The Nail Room
I’m excited to share that I have a new Exeter-based client, The Nail Room. I’ve been working with the new boutique nail salon on their PR, marketing and social media strategies, since they opened earlier this year. I’ve enjoyed doing everything from generating media coverage and arranging press trips and competitions through to videography, photography and design work.
For more information on The Nail Room please see their website, Facebook page and Instagram account.
Marketing & Web Design for Polkadot Gallery
For the past three months I’ve been working with independent Jewellery store chain, Polkadot Gallery implementing new social media, marketing and PR strategies, as well as training a media apprentice. I’ve also built the gallery a new eCommerce website, which launched yesterday – you can see it here (WARNING: You may be tempted to buy amazing, hand forged jewellery). I’m pleased to say that I’ll continue to work with Polkadot Gallery as their freelance media, marketing and eCommerce manager.
Photography published in Be Creative with Workbox Magazine
The September/October issue of Be Creative with Workbox magazine (on sale now) is a brilliant source of textile and needlecraft creations, inspirations and innovations. I’m happy to have photographed their Heart of Lace feature, which you can see below.