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Marketing Award for Client Scott & Charters

Delighted that our client Scott & Charters has won the award for Best Marketing Campaign 2014 in the Scottish Borders Business Excellence Awards! It was a great pleasure to work with them and also with the sterling design team of Cohorts by Design from Galashiels and fabulous photographers Aikman Smith Photography. It was lovely to […]

Instinctively Wild environmental art

BEES Become Instinctively Wild

It’s handy when a client lives just next door – it made the job of helping BEES with their relaunch much easier. Borders Environmental Education Service is now Instinctively Wild, reflecting its new national customer base and future growth plans (not to mention its practical skills in campfire-building, bow-and-arrow making and general outdoor mayhem). As […]

Scottish Contemporary Craft - Birdbowl Girl by Helen Kemp

Ways with Words at Applied Art-Craft Scotland

I’m a great lover of Scottish contemporary arts and craft, so it was fab to have the chance to go and meet some inspiring makers at the Applied Arts Scotland-Craft Scotland ‘How to Sell Your Work’ event. Fellow Borders Creative director Giles Etherington from Brand Satellite and I headed up to Whitespace in Edinburgh and […]

Gowan Calder and Nicola Jo Cully in ALLOTMENT by Jules Horne, Nutshell Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe 2012

Edinburgh Fringe Nutshell 2012 – Allotment & Thread

Edinburgh Festival Fringe is underway with two of my plays in production by the wonderful Nutshell Theatre, once again collaborating with Assembly. THREAD is showing at Assembly St Marks, a small hall hidden in a Georgian terrace opposite the Traverse Theatre, and stars Claire Dargo, Stephen Docherty and Mary Gapinski as Joan, husband William and […]

On At Fife

Edinburgh Fringe 2012 – Thread – Nutshell Theatre

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012 is getting underway, and my new play with Nutshell Theatre, THREAD, opens on 3rd Aug. Team Nutshell are  just back from reminiscence workshops with some lovely people in Fife, and we’re settling into a new fringe venue secreted away in the heart of Edinburgh: Assembly St Marks, next to Castle Terrace […]

The Linton Worm by artist Linday Grime

Found – one lost loch!

Lindsay Grime is an exceptionally talented artist from the Scottish Borders, now in Paris, and recently I had the good fortune to collaborate with her on a project for the nearby village of Morebattle. The village is on the edge of the Cheviots, close to the border and tourist walk routes, and the community council […]