• Makin’ cider

    October 21st 2013 katie

    Ugh, autumn is truly here isn’t it? I swear it got dark at 3pm yesterday, so miserable. In my mind the only good things about the gloomy seasons are of the edible and quaffable varieties: a few months of soups, stews and mulled things make it all bearable. So I was happy to get an…

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  • Brooklyn & NYC Eats & drinks

    October 7th 2013 katie

    This was always going to be an indulgent foody holiday. I’d saved about 200 places to my Foursquare list and Google map and was determined to plough through as many as possible, waistline be damned. I think we did pretty well! I don’t know if it was the exchange rate or being in Brooklyn rather…

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  • Brewbacca beer labels

    August 23rd 2013 katie

    Here’s a fun little project I did recently – my old employer Sidekick Studios brewed an in-house beer, and I designed the label for it. We called it Brewbacca because he’s a famous sidekick, and kind of nerdy…. geddit? It’s a light, hoppy IPA, perfect for summer drinking. I hand sketched the design then finished…

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  • Garden Party IPA

    August 23rd 2012 katie

    Josh has been homebrewing beer for quite a while now – since I bought him this kit last Christmas. One early explosion disaster aside the brews have all been very tasty, and he’s quickly graduated from using a kit into buying individual malts and hops to make specific flavours and styles. For his latest one…

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  • Brewcat

    March 1st 2012 katie

    Scottish beermeisters Brewdog put up a little Twitter competition recently, asking for label designs for a new beer – a totally open brief right down to the beer type. The first prize was for a beer to made with your label – pretty cool! So I knocked up this little entry – involving cats, of…

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  • Maltby St, SE1

    July 3rd 2011 katie

    Much as I love the range of foody goodies on offer at London Bridge’s Borough Market, it’s just too packed out on a Saturday and often ends up being more stressful than fun. Much more relaxing is a stroll away from the crowds, past the massive queues for the London Dungeons and across a quiet…

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