SLOW PLEASURES IN A HECTIC WORLD – Guest blog by STIG

SLOW PLEASURES IN A HECTIC WORLD – Guest blog by STIG

Change today happens so fast and on such scale that it can play tricks on the mind. There is no better example of this than the ubiquity of social media. Such has been their explosive growth and all-pervasive influence on every aspect of life that the temptation is to...
The big screen and picture books

The big screen and picture books

Many people have asked me over the years… ”What is it that has influenced you and where does your inspiration come from?”The answer is simple, it’s all around us, if we open our eyes and look.I love observing,… I would never swap a chair in a city square...
A TASTE OF HONEY!!!!… Guest blog by STIG

A TASTE OF HONEY!!!!… Guest blog by STIG

When you have had a consuming interest in a particular aspect of life, it is sometimes hard to remember precisely where it all began!!! And I have, I confess, a passion for style and menswear that belies my upbringing in a mining village in Yorkshire. My grandad was a...
A Week and a Day

A Week and a Day

Friday last, I went under the knife… not for any vain cosmetic lifting of jowels and eyelids, but to have a BCC (mild skin cancer) cut out of the side of my forehead. …OK, I may have told a few people, “that, three ruffians tried to mug me, and I fought...