Journal entries ordered by “Surprise Me”


28th October 2013

A bit of wind and some fallen trees have caused travel chaos in London this morning…. more


21st June 2012

We have Elke back with us for the next couple of weeks, she’s been biking to… more


1st October 2018

Anna and Michael are at a fancy meeting space in W1, chatting with artist Grace Weir,… more


8th May 2017

We’ve made sure our Cog cupboard is ready to supply Michael with his daily tea fix…. more


3rd August 2011

Ocky meeting with Paul and Edward from The Conservatoire to talk mood-boards and styling for their… more


8th March 2016

Becca, Ross and Sæunn are at the Private View for the Jerwood FVU Awards at Jerwood… more


9th September 2015

Michael’s son, Ryan is here to help us with some research, although we don’t know how… more


6th October 2011

2nd site in 2 days. Tonight is the opening of Open, Dryden Goodwin’s latest project, at… more


20th July 2020

Emma had some company from her nephew whilst working this afternoon. He didn’t sit still for… more


Brasil:Brazil essay

In 2000 Michael wrote a history of Brazilian music in the programme notes for the Brasil:Brazil… more


2nd September 2013

Another week and another meeting with Michael and Nadine from Tincan. This time it was chatting… more


26th November 2018

Emily K and Claire are getting into the festive spirit as they brainstorm for a Christmas… more


22nd November 2011

Michael and Mike have been to the Society of London Theatre, presenting initial ideas for a… more


16th July 2019

Jack, Claire and Anna went to the Horniman to catch up with Connie and the team…. more


4th December 2013

For a change of scenery, Annelise, Ross and Michael are meeting with the Tincan team at… more


8th May 2019

Anna and Michael are looking through some work we’ve had printed for our anniversary party. more


16th December 2013

Ross and Annelise caught on camera working on a Cog christmas project, keep an eye out… more


7th August 2017

Jack is lending a helpful hand to discover the cause of our printing problems. more


20th March 2018

It’s lunchtime. Jason and Helene are here, from The Marlowe, and Ben is here, from Spektrix…. more


20th June 2018

Rebecca Gleave and the rest of the ISM comms team are, talking design and messaging with… more


16th August 2019

Our meeting room has been transformed into a photo studio. Bronwyn Sharp is shooting a new… more


7th October 2014

It’s Jenny’s first day! She’s settling in and already getting used to having her photo taken… more


7th August 2013

Michael’s in Bournemouth, on holiday. Whilst there he’s popped in to see ex-Cogger, John Burton,… more


3rd October 2013

It’s Ocky’s birthday, he’s now in his mid-to-late-mid-something-or-others. Either way, as he’s shown us, you’re never… more