I’m interested in small businesses, especially those run by women. (You can read my interviews with seven such businesses here, here, here, here, here, here and here.) This week I’d like to introduce a business – Hoodlum Clothing – which I first discovered when I attended a student fashion show, here in Durham last summer. The student models on the catwalk were wearing extraordinary, luxurious, … Continue reading Hoodlum Clothing
Happy New Year! We have snow here in Durham (UK) at the moment, which I love. and It reminds me of happy times skiing in Europe as a child: at midnight, fireworks let off in Alpine villages were wonderfully effective; the colours lit up the white peaks and the sound reverberated around the valley. I drew on those memories to do the watercolour painting above, … Continue reading Happy New Year!