Now that we have all met Alicia, it's time to introduce Liz, our newest recruit and new Production Editor. Before joining emc design you worked at The Outlook Creative Group, what did you do there and how has it prepared you for your role at emc? At Outlook I proofread, checked and wrote copy for videos, [...]
http://gty.im/71407097 This week’s Pic of the Week is of endurance athlete and ocean campaigner Lewis Pugh, who has taken on the challenge of swimming the 350-mile-long English Channel (Land’s End to Dover) to raise awareness of the plight of the world’s oceans. Spending up to five hours each day battling jellyfish stings, treacherous currents, and [...]
This weekend marks the return of the biennial river festival right here in Bedford. The festival now in its 40th year takes place from 14th - 15th July on the beautiful embankment of the River Great Ouse as it passes through Bedford. The town is gearing up to welcome thousands of visitors to celebrate all [...]
http://gty.im/801924954 Here's to another sunny weekend in the UK, enjoying the heatwave! Getty Images/kelly bowden
It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week, so we’ve chosen an image of this prickly fellow to highlight the decline of one of Britain’s favourite wildlife species. There are many ways to help, from creating ‘hedgehog highways’ in our gardens by cutting a 5-inch hole in the bottom of the fence to allow them to roam for food, [...]
http://gty.im/685015109 A fisherman in front of the skyscrapers of the Malabar Hills in Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India, Asia – Alex Robinson/Getty Images
http://gty.im/482194741 Can you see it? This image was found by Amy, one of our senior designers, while looking through Getty's stunning slideshow of animals hidden in plain sight. Have a great weekend!
http://gty.im/944339258 This week saw the return of the London Book Fair. A huge publishing event, filing the iconic Kensington Olympia, this photo does not do justice to the size and scale but we were lucky enough to be in attendance.
http://gty.im/540272361 Kayaking excursion through the Philippines Front view of a kayak in a beautiful turquoise lagoon in the Philippines.
http://gty.im/814416102 This week’s Pic of the Week of a woolly-jumpered boy, leaping among daffodils overlooked by bare trees and the watery sunshine of early Spring, speaks to the sentiment of March and April in the northern hemisphere. Exuberant anticipation of what lies ahead, viewed in the reality of the present. The not quite, but almost. [...]