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Posts Tagged ‘Cat Palairet’

Seedy Sundays: Get ready to plant something new and exciting in your garden!

We talk to dedicated organiser Sara Cundy about the growing Seed Swap phenomenon, and why swapping seeds preserves biodiversity.

Written by Faye West


Rachel Freire S/S 2011, troche illustrated by Krister Selin

'I'm terrible at interviews' I announce shortly after arriving at Rachel Freire's East London studio. A bit of a melodramatic introduction, seek maybe; but as I now sit staring at my notes which resemble the scribbles of a toddler I now know why I said it.

My trouble is that I just like to listen to people. I get lost in conversation and forget to write anything down. I refuse to record interviews because I hate the sound of my own voice and I find it a bit of a distraction, sick so my erratic notes are all I have to record our meeting. Sometimes, if I meet up with somebody and they don't say much, I can manage it; when I meet people like Rachel Freire - gorgeous, mesmerising, opinionated, articulate - I'm left with nothing.

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The reluctant Valentiner

Valentine’s Day sceptic Jessica Furseth makes peace with the heart-shaped holiday. Sort of.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Peppermint Patty. An oil painting by Artist Andrea Valentines Foxes by Bex Glover. By now if you have any interest in the upcoming consumer fest that is Valentines Day you […]

Shea Alchemy: Natural Handmade Skincare

Shea Alchemy founder Sally Mumford talks about her gorgeous skincare creams, all of which are based on fairtrade shea butter from Ghana.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Joe Worricker by Karina Yarv. Joe Worricker was indeed wearing stars on his face, generic as declared on twitter twenty minutes before I arrived at his gig. I could hear […]

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Bellowhead Live Performance Review

On their first night of their November tour, I join the mighty Bellowhead for a charming evening of joy inducing hardcore folk.

Written by Helen Martin

On their first night of their November tour, I join the mighty Bellowhead for a charming evening of joy inducing hardcore folk.

An interview with Ross Paul Keenan, menswear designer

We have a chat with Graduate Fashion Week superstar and riotous tailor Ross about his graduate collection and his Savile Row background…

Written by Jessica Lester

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Graduate menswear designer and Savile Row trained Ross Paul Keenan has proven to be a huge success. His first collection was shown at Graduate Fashion […]

An interview with Marion Foale of Foale and Tuffin, legendary Sixties knitwear label

Half of sixties legendary label Foale and Tuffin and later to be knitwear queen, Marion Foale, discusses her journey into fashion - from cramped flats to the Kings Road and £400 exclusive cardigans… and how the sixties were oh so fun! 

Written by Helen Martin

Matthew Rose is an American artist living in Paris known for his 1, tadalafil 000 piece wall-to-wall collages. On viewing his work, see you can’t help but feel as if […]