Advent: 11th December

Here is the Christmas song for today – do you know what this one is? Comment below if you do! New prizes added yesterday from Sweet Niblets Confectionary and Forever Living Products North East so there’s a bit more up for grabs. The rules

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Advent: December 9th

Here is the song for today. If you know what this one is, then please guess and you might win something lovely from Anna Dorward Learning Solutions Ltd Mandy Charlton Photography, Colin Shelbourn, Curiously Wicked, Park View Kitchen and Dab and Dash at Rosewill Cottage The rules

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Advent: December 8th

Here is the song for today. What Christmas song is this? Leave your answer below and you might win some prizes. The rules

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Spotlight: John Coatsworth

My mum’s just bought a fantastic book as a Christmas present for someone (someone who I hope doesn’t read this blog!) Naturally, I had to pinch it as the pictures are great! It’s by John Coatsworth and is called ‘Painting the Toon.’ John Coatsworth grew up in Byker and started drawing on huge sheets of…

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Share a card for St Oswald’s Hospice

This years St Oswald’s Share a Card is a pretty sparkly angel, painted and glittered by two year old Imogen Donk. Isn’t it great? You can support St Oswald’s this Christmas by making a donation and sending one card instead of sending lots of individual cards to your friends, family or colleagues and help St…

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NEFollowers Online

NEfollowers Online is an online magazine which showcases and celebrates the North East. The magazine launched last week and has had lots of positive feedback so far. There will be another issue before Christmas, and then in the New Year it will be monthly – featuring section including business, places, events, people and pets. There…

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An abundance of banners

This month there have been A LOT of people needing banners. Here are some of them: Two of these are for Highlights PR, a brilliant PR company headed by Keith Newman. If you need PR, then Keith is your man! Excellent success rate, and he’s great at finding a good angle and linking his clients…

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Pencils, Pugwash and Postcards

If you live in the North East then it has probably come to your attention that the Antiques Roadshow is at Seaton Deleval Hall today. I thought this would be a great opportunity to have a look at some graphic design related “old things” that I have. First up, here’s a pencil case that used…

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Twelve things I like to know

When clients come to me, they often have an idea of what they want, but they need to help me so that I can provide the best service I can. I have a sheet that we fill in together at the beginning over a cup of tea. I really enjoy this bit because I get…

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Young People’s Community Café

One of my clients- the West End Youth Enquiry Service (WEYES) part of Children North East – has been shortlisted for the Jubilee People’s Millions. WEYES want to provide a community café where young people will provide afternoon tea for over 70s on their loneliest day of the week, a Sunday. Isn’t that a lovely…

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