Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979) was a British entertainer, famed for her songs, monologues and acting. After her death, volumes of her personal letters to friends and family were published, and universally adored.
Laughter was Joyce’s forte, and her roles in films such as the St Trinians series and The Happiest Days of Your Life secured her status as one of the great female comic actresses of the 1950s. However, it was for her brilliantly witty and fast-paced monologues and songs that Joyce is best remembered, including George, Don’t Do That – have a listen below. Continue reading The Classic Creatives: Joyce Grenfell
Writer and editor of blog Wandercloud Emma Vince shares her tip for making your travel writing come alive…
As a writer for work and wannabe globetrotter for play, it made sense to start a blog, Wandercloud, to keep some of my thoughts and photographs together from the places I’ve travelled.
Writing for fun on Wandercloud is very different to how I would pitch or write at work; here are a few things I try to consider when blogging about travel… Continue reading 5 tips for travel writing, by Emma Vince of travel blog Wandercloud
We chat to native New Yorker and crazy-talented illustrator Thomas Pitilli, 29, whose work has appeared in the likes of New York Times, Washington Post, Playboy and Variety, to name but a few…
Describe yourself in 10 words or less…
Creative, inspired, stubborn, awkward, Scorpio, driven, skinny.
Continue reading INSPIRED: Thomas Pitilli
Harriet Hastings launched online biscuit boutique Biscuiteers in 2007. Since then, the business has boomed and the first Biscuiteers Boutique and Icing Cafe opened earlier this year. Here, she shares her secrets, tips and advice for making it big in all things tasty. Continue reading INSPIRED: Harriet Hastings of Biscuiteers
Ever wondered what it’s like to spend your days making jewellery? We spoke to très cool designer Hannah Warner about her upcoming collection, her tips for breaking into the industry and what it’s like to see Beyonce wearing one of your pieces… Continue reading INSPIRED: Hannah Warner
We spoke to Giovanna Fletcher – author of Billy And Me – about inspiration, writer’s block and desert island reads. Here’s what she had to say…
Continue reading Q&A: Giovanna Fletcher
It was announced earlier this week that the legendary Quentin Blake has been made a knight on the 2013 New Year Honours’ List. Continue reading Quintessentially Quentin: a celebration of Mr Blake’s work