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Design is Storytelling by Ellen Lupton is a great read: fast, funny, useful. Design is not storytelling for pleasure: stories are being used to make money.

A poster is designed. Objects are designed. Museums are designed. The design of everything,...

We’ve been homeschooling for a while now. I’ve lost count of the number of weeks. I now think of time in the number of projects we complete: winter, three little pigs, gingerbread man, red riding hood. At first, I was very enthusiastic: for the win...

A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge. That is why I read so much. Tyrion Lannister (George RR Martin)

Another lockdown and another round of homeschooling (and even less work and research for me). I’m basically limited to thought, and there isn’t even much time for thinking. 

In spring, we tried Twinkl. I considered subscribing, then the company ope...

Two photographs from autumn walks.