Sunday, 31 January 2010

50 Strangers

I was inspired by GirlHula's 52 Strangers photography project, in which she aimed to take a photo of a stranger each week for a year. So I've decided to try it myself, and took my first 2 portraits today. It was a bit scary approaching them at first, but both strangers were lovely, and agreed to me taking their photos. I'm excited about taking more and meeting more folks around Nottingham!

I've started a Flickr group here with a bit more info.

Friday, 29 January 2010

Happy Friday!

Here's wishing everyone a great weekend! (I have to get new passport photos and I'm dreading it, they're so unflattering, eep!)

image via

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Doggy Wishlist!

Stuffed Mighty with Polka Dots

Ahh I want everything on this site!

t-shirt by Sara Harvey

Fleece by Gemma Correll

London card-holder

Karaoke Applique

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Dear Mr Postman

I'm sending some letters out tomorrow, wooo..

found by christina via here :-)

Sunday, 24 January 2010

More fisheyes!!

Got my 3rd roll of film developed, i love my fisheye! Above: my first double exposure, woop!


tip tip tip...

Any typewriter fans out there should watch this video, it's great!

Typewriter Dance from Bombay Talkie

How cool is this 3-D Polaroid Box to keep photos and other bits and bobs in. via here


Friday, 22 January 2010

Missed Connections

Been loving these for a while, just in case you haven't seen them, Sophie Blackall illustrates missed connection ads she finds on websites, aren't they beautiful?


Girls in Glasses

I want some new ones! Although i would like to try contacts again i'm too scared! These can be my inspiration.

Lisa Loeb

from here

Julie Delpy

Thursday, 21 January 2010


Recently stumbled upon these cute paintings, the work of New Zealand illustrator Devon Smith, who has a blog called Deerface. Right, this weekend I have to use my new watercolours!!

See Devon's etsy shop here.

Monday, 18 January 2010

10 Things that make me happy

Tea and biscuits..yum

I've been tagged by the lovely Bianca to list ten things that make me happy. I had a really lovely weekend staying on a farm in the Peak District, so several photos I've used are from that weekend!

10. Tea & Cakes! I had SO much tea this past weekend, not to mention amazing scones in Matlock Bath!

9. Taking a long hot bath

8. Letters from around the world

7. Taking Photos! I'm addicted.

6. Baking and cooking lovely food

5. Drawing comics with my boyfriend And reading other people's comics for inspiration!

4. Dogs! And other animals I really want a dog but til then I'll have to make do with playing with other people's!

3. Discovering new songs to listen to in my car I love getting new mix CDs! This new one's from Bianca!

2. Holidays! And planning them. The only way to get through dark winter months.

1. My lovely friends & family (ahhh)

Thursday, 14 January 2010

Stationery Love

Lately I've really got into writing letters (especially on my typewriter!) So I'm enjoying searching for pretty stationery like the items shown here (all available on etsy).

[If anyone would like to receive a letter from me just send me an email or comment below :-)]


Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Just watched Buffalo 66 for the first time and really enjoyed it! The photobooth scene made me laugh. And was Vincent Gallo acting or just playing himself?


Monday, 11 January 2010

Bear Illustrations

I love Julia Pott's bears! See more on etsy.


Sunday, 10 January 2010

Polaroid Competition

Blur Magazine who are sponsors of the Impossible Project are currently running a competition to find the best polaroid photo. I have submitted the photo above as it's one of my faves.

The best 30 photographs, selected by the panel, will be exhibited in:

  • the exhibition THE BEST POLAROID PHOTO in Zagreb in 2010
  • special Blur magazine edition on the exhibition
If anyone else fancies entering there's more info here

Saturday, 9 January 2010

More Amazing Polaroids

I love love this idea! By Justin Lee [found on You Are My Fave]


Friday, 8 January 2010

Show me your heart!

Anna on Much Love has a project running on her blog where she's asked readers to submit photos of hearts in any shape or form.

Here is my submission - a photo of my polaroids showing everyone I love, arranged into a heart! Ahh...
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