Writer, digital producer & curator

Here you can read some of my published writing, see where I have made digital things happen and where I have curated (and talked about) craft and design. Or you can mooch through my blog. It was standalone and called Shelf Appeal and it’s still about all sorts of things that might sit on a shelf.

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  • Are you listening?

    16 July 2020

    Some few magazines have snuck onto my shelves just because they have nice covers. I am a cover queen, I...

  • Cock a doodle doo

    2 June 2020

    A theme that repeats itself throughout my blog is shop-related ephemera. I have studied shop display history and always been...

  • Photograph of 1930s womenshopkeepers

    May we help you?

    9 July 2018

    Shelf Appeal likes the outsides of shops. And the insides. This photographic postcard is one of a very few images...