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Top Autumn 2023 colours from Pantone®

Top Autumn 2023 colours from Pantone®

Shortages At the time of writing, some vegetables are being rationed at some supermarkets due to poor weather in the countries where the produce is grown. We just for granted that whatever the season and time of year, that we can have any type of possible fruit or...

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Crepuscula is my word of the moment

Crepuscula is my word of the moment

Crepuscular I’m wondering whether I’m a crepuscular animal - more active at dawn and dusk. Compared with a nocturnal animal (active at night) or diurnal (active during the day). Crepuscular creatures like rabbits, deer, mice, rats, otters, many song birds, mosquitoes,...

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Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2023

Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2023

Pantone® Colour of the Year 2023 December is a super busy month in our household, with all the obvious build up to Christmas and all that entails (like several Christmas concerts today) but it is also birthday for two of my children! In amongst all that craziness, is...

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Top Spring 2023 colours from Pantone®

Top Spring 2023 colours from Pantone®

Grey clouds  It has been a strange start to the new academic year. I'm usually fired up and ready to start afresh with new vigour and enthusiasm. I was all raring to go when the children when back to school (even though the weather had taken a sudden noise dive...

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Old Red

Old Red

Old Red My first boss had a red biro that he nicknamed ‘Old Red’. I learnt so much in my very first marketing job. I find myself reciting, referring to and returning back to his tried and tested mantras over and over again. The lessons are etched in my head forever....

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My Nan’s old Olympia typewriter

My Nan’s old Olympia typewriter

Keyboard antics You may have spotted my Nan’s old Olympia typewriter featuring on posts recently.  My best memories of my grandparents ‘by the sea' are of mealtime entertainment from the napkin people; keyboard antics on adding machines, pianos and typewriters;...

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Top Autumn 2022 colours from Pantone®

Top Autumn 2022 colours from Pantone®

Change of season It's coming up to the Spring equinox this weekend and it definitely feels like the seasons are shifting with the very welcome return of sunnier weather and longer days. I feel like I've lost a whole month - February was a complete right off for me. So...

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Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2022

Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2022

Pantone® Colour of the Year 2022 Aside from the obvious big occasion on the horizon, the other thing I look forward to in December is the announcement of the Pantone® colour of the year. I must admit, I was expecting a light and airy colour – perhaps a pale pink that...

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Top Spring 2022 colours from Pantone®

Top Spring 2022 colours from Pantone®

Late sunshine  I have loved the late summer sunshine this week. With the children all back at school, I've actually felt like I've been on holiday as I have managed to eat my lunch sat in the garden in the sunshine with peace and quiet. It's been lovely to extend that...

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Weddings through the decades: 2000s

Weddings through the decades: 2000s

I remember feeling quite anxious about the calendar flipping over to the year 2000. We weren't quite sure what would happen when it got to midnight on New Year's Eve. This didn't stop me partying like it was 1999 (Prince would've been proud of me) but I was relieved...

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