All posts from August 2011

A bouncer, a cat and a dog lead

Why is this dodgy-looking bloke holding a cat on a dog lead outside what looks like a club in Berlin* in the 1980s? As part of an ‘archive dive’ project, the D&AD asked people from the 26 writers’ collective to write about previous award winners. I could choose any winner that began with ‘F’ (a very fine letter). I chose […]


An historical treasure trail

Take a look at my article on the History in an Hour site – which gives historical snippets for busy people who are passionate about rediscovering the past. It’s about how writers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are reinterpreting historical treasures in just 62 words for the 26 Treasures project.