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The New Bindery

How can I describe the transformation that has taken place? How can I make you understand how my life has changed? Perhaps this photo will help: Uh oh, that made … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 18 Comments

The slow migration of objects over an ocean.

Every time I come home to the UK after a trip back to the  States, I shell out sixty bucks at the airport and bring back an extra checked bag … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 9 Comments

This is what rejection looks like

Carpaccio of pollock with basil, olive and sea salt salad. Sea Trout with potato & smoked eel terrine, cockles, sea beets, samphire, cider, pancetta & seaweed. I understand your confusion. … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · 5 Comments

A scattered post, but a post nonetheless.

Ok, so I am a scattered mess, just trying to get myself back on top after two weeks in Michigan. Here are some things that I’ve done recently. I made … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 11 Comments

Oh my god I’m out of glue.

How did it come to this? Last week I decided to get down to business in the tiny bindery and put in some hours on old projects, but when I … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · 25 Comments

The Best Book Exhibition Ever (and other news)

Too many things to say this week! I have broken it down into list form for your perusal and approval: Item #1 WHO WANTS TO COME TO THE WELLS BOOK … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 15 Comments

I ****ing love making handouts.

I ****ing love making handouts. I could make handouts all day long. I love doing rough drawings to organize my thoughts. I love making final pen and ink sewing diagrams … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · 19 Comments

To the Lake District!

See you later, suckers! Me and my never-ending cold and low-level exhaustion are getting out of town for the next few days. Yeah, it’s March, so it probably won’t look … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Teaching, Printing, Thinking, Working.

I’ve been teaching a lot of letterpress courses lately. Above you can see heavy typesetting action in my Intro to Letterpress weekend course at the London Centre for Book Arts. … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Newest Member of the Family

It’s green, it’s heavy, it’s MINE! More soon about this beautiful FAG SP-40 and the discomfort of owning a press with such a name. It’s a busy week at Big … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 10 Comments