31. May 2019
Fantastical Facts from the World of Books

31. May 2019
Harebrained purchases 'Rinaldo': a printing press that will finish the job at home.

17. February 2019
I'm rapt to have had a feature story about my book project in the Bendigo Advertiser on Saturday January 12th. A big thanks to Tom O'Callahan for his excellent article; and to Steve Bright, who shared his experience of letterpress (and his equipment) for the story on short notice.

01. December 2018
As you'll know from my last newsletter, I've been hard at work learning how to marble so that I can produce the endpapers of my book. There's quite a tradition behind that folded rectangle of paper under the cover that comes before the title page on many old hardcover books; and I've been keen to explore the process so I can add another special element, one that fits in perfectly with the book's visual theme.

01. September 2018
Harebrained has just purchased its first press! This is Percy, an Adana Eight-Five Tabletop Press (circa 1970s), which will allow me to print small jobs like business cards, bookplates and invitations.

05. August 2018
The story behind The Harebrained Press' name and logo

01. July 2018
The elements, themes and techniques that have gone into the book's images.

23. June 2018
After over 630 hours of printing-related work, including setting type, driving to and from studios and cranking the press, I'm finally two-thirds of the way through printing my collection, 'Closer than Breathing'. Here are some progress shots.

10. March 2018
Tracing common words and phrases to their origin in printing

01. October 2017
A new phase of the project begins!

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