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Playing in the studio this past week…. My dear friend Kim Klassen has finally launched her podcast - Write Life (she’s been talking about doing it for years!) The first few episodes set the scene, as Kim tells her story and then moving forward each episode...

 I call these films "Memory Postcards" because I’m transported back to that moment with every clip. Just like sending a postcard to my brain. You can create your own Memory Postcard film with footage you’ve already shot throughout the year and package it up into a highlights...

I made a lot of films in 2018… Each weekend there was a Mini Monday Movie… and films about riding my bike for 30 days and then 100 days… Quite a few Week In The Life daily films and 30 days in June. The annual tradition of A...

What’s been playing in the studio this week? you ask… (Thanks to those of you that have commented and said you’ve been enjoying these recommendations. I like sharing what’s been keeping me entertained and informed lately...

I’m a huge fan of Columbia Road Market. It always delivers a colour fix with it’s kaleidoscope of seasonal flowers, potted plants, succulents and cacti on offer. I’ve been there a lot recently picking out flower props for various projects. The stalls are full of more blooms...

 Running the Handmade Film Making course has had me smiling all week. One minute I’m watching someone shovelling snow in Minnasota, making tea in the Peak District, roller disco in Margate, going to work in Texas, foraging in New Zealand, enjoying candlelight in Brussels, dolphin spotting...

Gorgeous collection of conversations and stories I’ve listened to this week. Every episode of the Soul Music series makes me feels so emotional, it’s storytelling at its best - I loved these recent ones… River by Joni Mitchell :: Let The River Run by Carly Simon I...

It snowed… just a sprinkling, just enough. More Five Fav Frames here.  ...

Paris for the day is always a good idea. Hopped on the Eurostar early morning. I’d booked my tickets back in October, so they were a great deal at £29 each way. Also, as a AmEx card holder, you can enjoy the lounges at both stations...