If like me you can never remember past verse 1 here are the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne for later this evening….. Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne! Chorus.-For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne. We’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet, For auld lang syne. And surely ye’ll … Continue reading Auld Lang Syne
“What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject-matter, an art which could be for every mental worker, for the businessman as well as the man of letters, for example, a soothing, calming influence on the mind, something like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.” Matisse On this date in 1869 French artist … Continue reading Happy Birthday Henri Matisse
Born on this day in 1865 – Joseph Rudyard Kipling. English journalist, story telling, author and poet, famous for giving us The Jungle Book, Kim and of course the beautiful poem If….. If IF you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for … Continue reading IF you can keep your head when all about you ….
Let’s embrace 2018 Continue reading That Friday Feeling
Artist for today is Alfred J Frueh, an American cartoonist, designer, painter and illustrator. He worked as a cartoonist and caricaturist for the New Yorker magazine from 1925 – 1962. He was also a cartoonist, illustrator, painter, designer of children’s furniture and toys, pop-ups, and cut-outs. Continue reading Alfred J Frueh
If you struggle to find the right planner how about making your own? That ways. you get to choose which features you need. At the bottom of this blog you’ll find a load of free printables with a range of designs so you can choose your favourites. Free Printables A range of designs for the front and back covers of your planner – Planner Cover … Continue reading Create a 2018 Planner – Free Printables
Although released on December 25th in the UK, Jaws had been released 6 months earlier in the US, and is today recognised as the first ‘Summer Blockbuster’. The film had a lot going for it- a good cast, a promising young director, a score which has become legendary, and one of the most iconic film posters of all time. Film posters have existed as long … Continue reading Jaws
I hope everyone is having a wonderful Christmas surrounded by family and friends!!! Working in marketing I love looking through brand books and guidelines for different brand. They great for ideas and also if well written give you a real insight into what the brand managers behind the brands are trying to achieve so I had to share this little gem. The Santa brand book … Continue reading Happy Christmas!
For Christmas I usually carry a theme through all my gift wrapping but this year decided to go with different designs and colours for different members of the family. For my mum’s gifts I went for a design which I guess isn’t really Christmassy so could be used for any occasion. I spotted a picture on Pinterest of a present wrapped in plain white paper … Continue reading Gift Wrapping
American modernist artist John Marin was born on this date in 1870. Credited as being one of the first American artists to make abstract paintings, he was seen as a major influence on Abstract Expressionism. Best known for his abstract landscapes and watercolors. Continue reading John Marin