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Louise and Marie (Sprinkle of Glitter and Bits and Clips)

As our editor Katie can probably testify, having young kids is a bit like having a full-time and a half day job on top of your actual day job. Time becomes a myth, personal space stops existing and what the hell is that thing called "sleep" anyway? Sometimes, you need a reminder that you're not … [Read more...]

Shop spotlight: Genki Gear

Genki Gear Cupcake of Doom print

Recently, I attended Hyper Japan, the UK's biggest J-culture and anime convention (and it's seriously worth going to, if you've got a pair of comfortable shoes). There was, as you can imagine, plenty to do and to see - and in the way of geek fashion, it was heaven. It's where I fell head over … [Read more...]

One pen – 16,000,000+ colours

Effortlessly reproduces any colour

Today marks the Kickstarter release of Scribble – an amazing pen that can sample virtually any colour and reproduce it in ink… The gadget uses a colour sensor and microprocessor to pick up any colour you can get your hands on and mix the ink required to reproduce it. There is also an option to … [Read more...]

Film preview: Before I Go to Sleep

UK poster for Before I Go to Sleep, the adaptation of S.J. Watson's debut novel

It's turning out to be a vintage year for thriller adaptations, with Gone Girl hitting cinemas this autumn and this adaptation of S.J. Watson's debut novel coming out just before it. Before I Go to Sleep, released in 2011, told the story of a woman suffering from anterograde amnesia. Which means she … [Read more...]