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  • Kawashima textile factory visit

    A few weeks back I shared a peek into my time at Kawashima Textile School. The school was set up…

  • One particularly delicious cake…

    (image and cake courtesy of Kao Sosa) Some of my lovely old work colleagues in Tokyo had this cake made…

  • Kyoto cafes part 2 – Infinity Cafe

    I just had to introduce you to this little gem… Infinity Café is tucked away down a leafy lane off…

  • London 2012 – the real legacy

      I took this picture on a UNICEF field visit to Trinidad & Tobago back in 2008, when we were…

  • Brave

    A few days ago, my man and I decided to go to the cinema to watch a lovely new cartoon…

  • Fog Linen

    Tucked away down a quiet street in the trendy Tokyo district of Shimokitazawa is a shop that might just take your…

  • Tokyo International Stationery Show

    Trade Shows come in all shapes and sizes, and cover every industry you can imagine. What is your dream show?…

  • A little trip to the big smoke

    The other day I packed myself onto the super-fast shinkansen (bullet train) and whizzed up to Tokyo for the International Stationery…

  • Last chance to join The Great Big Stitched Postcard Swap (+delicious stationery giveaway!)

    This is your last chance to join The Great Big Stitched Postcard Swap! Registration is free but it closes at…