• ART,  THINGS

    KINDA CAMO

    I made a decision at one point during one of the gulf wars to stop wearing camouflage trousers and jackets because there was a proliferation of clothes using pseudo-military colours and design and I couldn't help thinking it was a subtle ploy to acclimatise us to a state of war. In hindsight that may have been just me overthinking the…

  • ART,  THINGS

    HEART TO HEART

    My daughter (paparali.com) was going through a phase of matching pink or yellow with grey when decorating her new home and that inspired me to come up with this design. Combining the heart with a recurring pattern of lines challenged me to come up with something that would work over a wide range of products and as a recurring pattern.I…

  • BOOKS

    MORIARTY

    Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz Sherlock Holmes is dead. Days after Holmes and his arch-enemy Moriarty fall to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls, Pinkerton agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York. The death of Moriarty has created a poisonous vacuum which has been swiftly filled by a fiendish new criminal mastermind who has risen to take his place.…

  • BOOKS

    NECROPOLIS

    Necropolis by Anthony Horowitz Evil has been unleashed on the world and only five children – with special powers – can save it. Matt and the other three desperately need to find Scar, the final gatekeeper, who has been trapped in Hong Kong, where puddles of water turn into puddles of blood, where ghosts, demons and hideous creatures stalk the…