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Posts Tagged ‘Alexis West’

An interview with Bobbin Bicycles.

Tom Morris, co-founder of Bobbin Bicycles, talks to me about Pashleys, the Tweed Run, their new bespoke repair shop, designer collaborations and why you shouldn't give up cycling for winter.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Bobbin Bicycles by Natasha Thompson.

I first heard of Bobbin Bicycles just over three years ago, when as a nascent bespoke bike company they contacted me to suggest featuring some of their imported upright Dutch bicycles in my Amelia's Magazine fashion spreads. This was a canny move from husband and wife team Tom Morris and Sian Emmison because I am a big fan of cycling and we shot Bobbin Bicycles several times for the final print issues of the magazine.

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Tom and Sian in Bobbin Bicycles. All photography by Amelia Gregory.

Today Bobbin Bicycles has grown into a well known business that employs six people and is set to open a bespoke and vintage bike repair workshop. They're launching their own brand of upright Bobbin Bicycles in Australia, to be followed shortly… read more

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Secret Garden Party 2010: Saturday Review

On Saturday the fancy dress came out in force and the party truly kicked off, accompanied to the sounds of Sarah Blasko, The Whip, I Blame Coco and The Golden Filter.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Amelia Gregory.
Saturday arrived with none of the threatened rain we were worried about. Indeed, the ground was so dry and cracked en route to our far flung campsite …

Secret Garden Party 2010: Friday Review

Secret Garden Party is a festival like no other. Here I sample fish therapy and review the Friday music acts including Animal Kingdom, Marina and the Diamonds, Infadels and Delays.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hay bales for seating in the Collosillyum area. Photography by Amelia Gregory.
If Latitude is a well planned amble between the South Bank, ICA, Royal Opera House and Somerset House with …

Latitude Festival 2010: A Review of the Poetry, Ballet and Cabaret.

A review of random other stuff that I discovered at Latitude, including poets Sabrina Mahfouz and Alex Gwyther, the Mark Thomas Community Quiz, cabaret act Frisky and Mannish and lots of goodies from Duckie's Masked Ball.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Literary Luminaries Sebastian Faulks, Paul Greengrass and Richard Curtis by Olivia Haigh.
On the downside I saw less talks, performance and poetry at Latitude than I would have liked, but on …

Latitude 2010: Chelsea College of Art and Design Catwalk Review

A review of the Chelsea College of Art and Design Graduate Fashion Show held on the Waterfront Stage and featuring designers Bethan Smith, Sorcha Herbert, Charmaine Dresser, Ellen Chatelain and Shawana Grosvenor.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bethan Smith by Krister Selin.
On Friday afternoon I nestled in rushes amongst the clacking grasshoppers and giggling tweenies to watch the Latitude graduate fashion shows, played out along a catwalk …