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Say it with flowers

Philippa Hodkinson grows beautiful flowers in her garden in Northumberland. I was introduced to her at Hexham Farmers’ Market last September as she was interested in having a banner designed for the front of her stall. We finalised the design for the banner over lockdown and then worked on applying the branding to her van. […]

Surviving Storm Ciara

The River South Tyne was pretty full after Saturday night’s wind and rain. The panels we designed for Haydon Bridge Parish Council interpreting the river wildlife survived, despite one being half submerged. at one point.

Marooned for the day

Well, to be honest it was a pretty good place to spend a day working. Yesterday we installed a set of interpretation panels on The Heugh, a prominent (whinstone) ridge on Holy Island. Last safe crossing of the day was 10.20am, so we were up in plenty of time and on site by 9.30, pausing […]

Make a date with Hexham Farmers’ Market!

Last Saturday I delivered 300 calendars to Peter Samsom, Hexham Farmers’ Market co-ordinator. They are for sale for a modest £5, either from the market (next one is 26th October 9am-12.30pm) or from Peter at Each spread has images of Hexham Farmers’ Market produce and producers and as well as the month by month […]

A case for skulls? Neigh problem!

This was a bit of a different job. I was asked to come up with a new way of displaying three horse skulls that were found in the belltower of Elsdon Church in the late 19th century, and kept in a small glass-fronted cupboard in a dark corner of the church.