Journal entries ordered by “Everyday Cog”


27th March 2012

We’ve finally got a proper Facebook page. Nicola has spent the day moving images from our… more


26th March 2012

It was Mike’s birthday on Friday, he took the day off, so today we surprised him… more


22nd March 2012

Michael’s been to a meeting in King’s Place. On his way he passed through the stunning… more


21st March 2014

Nicola’s been here for just over a week. She’s already settled in brilliantly and is making… more


20th March 2012

Michael and Mike had to dress like Oompa Loompas as they visited the nearly completed site… more


19th March 2012

This is Dan Bown (no jokes about the Illuminati please). Today is his first day with… more


16th March 2012

Nicola, our new Studio Manager, has been with us for four days. She’s already made a… more


15th March 2012

Michael’s been to the magnificent Guildhall for this year’s Commonwealth Lecture by the author Chimamanda Ngozi… more


14th March 2012

Tonight’s Cog Night was canceled (Michael got the date wrong) so we went down the pub… more


13th March 2012

Michael and John have been to ISM to present ideas and wish David Smith well for… more


12th March 2012

Michael was at the Commonwealth Observance at Westminster Abbey, safely distanced from the Queen and Prince… more


9th March 2012

We’re preparing for the arrival of our new Studio Manager. Michael’s been setting up a Mac… more


8th March 2012

Long days in the studio, and tea rounds into the evening, mean extra deliveries from the… more


7th March 2012

There was an oppressive mood in the studio, this afternoon, as these storm clouds rolled in… more


6th March 2012

Michael spent the afternoon at the Commonwealth Foundation. Photography wasn’t encouraged. more


5th March 2012

The Beaney B is dominating our days while we work on their signage and wayfinding system. more


2nd March 2012

It’s our slightly delayed February Cog Night. Illuminate, a celebration of illustration at British Library. more


1st March 2012

Michael’s been to Cambridge. Even after an hour’s train trip he still found some of our… more


29th February 2012

The result of his hard work. Mike gave a great presentation to the Canterbury Museums’ team,… more


28th February 2012

All by myself. Michael popped back after an evening out to find Mike, still busy preparing… more


27th February 2012

The days may be getting longer but we’re still working well into the dark. We’re all… more


24th February 2012

A beautiful Spring day in Greenwich, Michael went for a lunchtime meeting at the Gipsy Moth… more


23rd February 2012

Today, we were visited by students from Abbey Manor College. Hopefully, Michael imparted a little wisdom. more


21st February 2012

Shrove Tuesday. Ocky and John chose an unusual filling, they melted a Snickers bar into their… more


20th February 2012

Press night for Charlotte Keatley’s new play, Our Father at Watford Palace. Ocky was there, with… more


16th February 2012

The local tagger, Venom, has visited our building and sprayed the ground floor. Not exactly Banksy,… more


14th February 2012

Ocky is still ill so Michael gave the presentation at the British Library. They kindly posed… more