01/12/06: In The Country
Naoki and Jon out shooting in the Worcestershire last weekend.
Random lifeblogs. Julia in the red is helping with our Paris sample sale this weekend as part of the Eurostar event. We used to babytsit Julia when she was a baby at Cooltan the squat Gallery in Brixton in 1990, here she is with Ghislaine her Mum. Tower bridge on a production run.
06/12/06: Henry and Deans
Popped in to see the troopers and look at their new maximalist Decor.
06/12/06: Popped in Maison Berteaux for an Eclair.
Also had to get mince pies for the studio. Still no competition the mini mince pies really let you know Christmas is already here. By chance bumped into Felix and Liz who just had an appointment together and downstairs with Pippa a customer who was super excited about the Vintage Valentino shades on sale.
08/12/06: Back to Swansea
Returned back to where my college days started to talk about our company. Pics entering Swansea and my old street where I shared with Denis and Jeremy.
08/12/06: Rest Bay - Video
This is where I surfed when I was a teenager.
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11/12/06: Big Braid
In production at John and Pete's
13/12/06: New Equipment
All at our fingertips with technical assistance.
14/12/06: I'm in Glasgow
This is Lucy at Rene Mackintosh's office door. I'm here as an external examiner for the MA show this evening.
15/12/06: KEEP SMILING
Boys just don't know. Injured toe, patent high heels and girls are still smiling.
20/12/06: Caught Up Late
I was told they were in fashion.
21/12/06: Jersey smoking
baking the jersey before it leaves to France
22/12/06: Making Christmas Stockings
Sending stocking designs off to Japan to wear this time next year. Very festive.
27/12/06: Otsuki Kobe
I came here over 10 years ago and still is the most impressive Sushi I have ever had.
27/12/06: Roshoki Kobe Nankin Machi
Had to wait for Wak and Tom and have always wondered why so many people queue for this particular dumpling shop. So I joined the queue and found out why...yum
27/12/06: Creative beggars
I thought they would ask for money next but they somehow were trapped in costume.
27/12/06: Bike Desire
After Karta suggested this was the bike for me over two years ago my want has grown to silly proportions. This is the first time in the flesh.
27/12/06: The Right Wing
Waiting on a random corner this political junket went around the block again and again even though I couldn't fully understand it was very annoying. Swayed my vote already.
28/12/06: Mach 55
In Tokyo today. A very important day. This is our office that we work from above the Salvation Army, not far to go for help if required. Hasegawa and Miura our long term business partners and friends whose office it is.
30/12/06: New dawn
Bedfore and after our meeting that marks a very significant development with the company. The building which is a little taller than Wakako, new relations and the view looking into the Imperial Palace.
30/12/06: Pop bar celebrations
Met up with Chieko, Kihara and Kajino at the pop bar late to have celebratory drinks. John one for you...
30/12/06: Miura crashed her mini
The truck came off better. Another one for John...
30/12/06: Where we stay
The house in Tokyo where we stay.
30/12/06: On the way to Osaka
Making our way to a meeting in Osaka.