cabby and co on the road

Very exciting, just waiting for delivery of Escape From London, Cabby and Co’s first adventure. Nick Brookland first asked me to give the words a quick edit but we soon found ourselves having such fun talking about the look of the book that he also asked me to...

words worth leaving

I was asked to help with editing a book called Lives Worth Living (find out more on Facebook). It is a collection of 15 stories written by extraordinary parents about their much-loved and extraordinary children born with life-limited conditions. Children who have left...

it’s not so black and white

Look out for Mere Kaffir by self-publisher Keith Brown. It was a privilege to work on such a personal project dealing with such a visceral topic. In the early 1980s a naive young English miner uproots himself and his new wife from the Nottingham coal mines to unearth...

the habit of work…

… has interrupted the habit of posting! In the meantime I’ve: been to the London Book Fair (nice catch ups, some good tips, a few seminars); edited and formatted and designed and published (picking up more tricks in InDesign, Photoshop, WordPress and...

beating the new year resolution

It was a great pleasure to work as the designer on Polly Hale’s fantastic book on sensible eating, or as the blurb puts it: Before diet food, diet books and diet clubs; before the obsession with cookery books, competitions and super-sized portions, we had normal...

following your star

It is truly an act of dedication to write a book and then see it through to publication. Congratulations to Andrew Walker who followed his passion and has now published Following The Star, a truly personal and touching tale of the effect of an outstanding horse on his...