Barcelona: 4 Days Under £120 Including EVERYTHING!

That’s right. Barcelona. The coolest city in Spain. No, the coolest city in Europe!   In my Rough-guide book (Lonely Planet guides are better but I bought it for 50p off Amazon (bargain!)) it said that Barcelona is no longer the cheap- european city-break that it used to be. In a survey taken in 2010,Continue reading “Barcelona: 4 Days Under £120 Including EVERYTHING!”

Working in a bookstore DESIGN picks for Xmas PART 1

I spend my time between either chatting up people to buy linksaves, attempting to make riverting book-selling conversation with customers or shelving. Shelving is actually my favourite thing.  I get to look at the cover, typography, printing, publisher and designer as I take the book to the correct area.  In my head i do aContinue reading “Working in a bookstore DESIGN picks for Xmas PART 1”

Funding ways

I found a super interesting website which helps people to back your art project and donate money towards your cause. I found it in relation to this project here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/284503152/where-do-you-rank-installation-of-people of WHERE DO YOU RANK? Where do YOU #Rank? – installation of people Project by Laura Isaac (which you should help and donate some cha-ching ) SoContinue reading “Funding ways”

The Closure of the UK Film Council by Ian

70,000 people oppose UKFC closure, did it work? NOVEMBER 14.10 UKFC Why do we rally en masse? More often than not, it’s purely to protect a worthy cause. In the case of the UK Film Council being axed, that’s exactly what it seemed like we were doing. In July of 2010 our Culture Secretary JeremyContinue reading “The Closure of the UK Film Council by Ian”

book cover archive

The best thing for me working in a bookstore is the book covers. my dream’s wet dream would be to work for Penguin books. it’s a curse being so interested in design and book formats working in a bookstore chain as i find myself sneakingly look around to see the typography layout, the paper, theContinue reading “book cover archive”

1 more day

So, keep it locked here for the Smizz update/ view onto the Sheffield Doc/Fest. It’s strange because i haven’t felt this nervous about being apart of something in a long time. I think my degree-show probably came close. but this is a differnet type of nerves.  this is the ‘real’ world! this is the filmContinue reading “1 more day”

the open road is wide open, but for what?

the open road 2 1/2 months have gone by since i last wrote on this blog. life is unexpected and ferocious. i have met many new wonderful people. i love being on the road. i take trains to places i have never been. cheap buses to places where i have been before. i see theContinue reading “the open road is wide open, but for what?”