The studio and garden of artist Jim Tucker

May 17, 2018  •  3 Comments
I've always loved visiting artists' studios and living spaces - Barbara Hepworth's studio in St Ives, and César Manrique's homes in Lanzarote come to mind as some of the most inspiring places I've been to. It's not just the textures, the materials, or the glimpse into 'behind-the-scenes' that I love; I also find it fascinating to see how an artist'...
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Inspiring spaces: the studio of La-Eva

March 31, 2018  •  1 Comment
I recently had the pleasure of spending a day with Louisa Canham, owner of organic beauty brand La-Eva, in her Oxfordshire studio. A day of beautiful fragrances, early spring sunlight, joyful music, endless cups of peppermint tea and conversation. I'd been inspired for a while by Louisa's dreamy, evocative Instagram feed; I'm always drawn to creati...
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Cards for Christmas (for a good cause)

November 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
One of my favourite moments as a photographer is when I open the padded envelope from the printers and gently pull out the carefully-wrapped new prints inside. I'm sure you'll have felt it yourself, the satisfaction of getting a favourite picture off the screen and into print - being able to hold it in your hands, touch the paper it's printed on, h...
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Photography workshops this autumn at Packhouse Farnham

July 11, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Ever since I first came across Packhouse when I was doing up my first home in Guildford - quite a few years ago now! - it's been a favourite place of mine to visit for interiors inspiration and one-off, vintage finds. A couple of my most-loved buys are the old milking stool, which I painted, and the wooden peg rail I use for hanging necklaces and a...
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Summer Open Studios - an invitation

May 17, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
It's a pleasure to invite you all to my summer Open Studio event with textile artist Celine Reid of Apple Juice Handmade. We're opening up the newly-revamped summerhouse at the end of my garden - if you follow me on Instagram you might have seen a few pictures of its transformation from a dark and dingy shed space crammed with years' worth of junk...
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