STV News – it’s all heart

STV News – it’s all heart

It started with a few research discussions and then an intense board paper. It ended with a radical overhaul of STV News.   I was one of a team of consultants working through DMA Media to make the proposals . I was then asked to stay in situ in Scotland to be...
Gavin’s Going Great Guns

Gavin’s Going Great Guns

We learn something new every day here at beechtobeach. Until we spent time with Gavin Gardiner at his HQ outside Pulborough, West Sussex, we had no idea there was so much to know about vintage and sporting guns. But just a few minutes with one of the UK’s most...
Easter Maker’s Fair – special offer!

Easter Maker’s Fair – special offer!

Our Specially Sussex brand will be setting up stall for Easter on Saturday  (March 31st)  at Architectural Plant’s Farmers and Maker’s Fair – just off the A29 near Pulborough. A new range of cushions will be unveiled at the fair along with Easter...
Smile! You’re in the Mirror…

Smile! You’re in the Mirror…

Well that was a challenge! How to capture the fun of a Selfie Mirror that’s the centrepiece of Imagination Event Hire’s Aladdin’s cave of goodies without getting the camera in shot? Josh always likes a new test for his skills and it helps when you...
Celebrating World Down Syndrome day

Celebrating World Down Syndrome day

Chichester Down Syndrome Support Group wanted to put creativity and dance centre stage to help celebrate inclusivity on World Down Syndrome Day (March 21st) . Their group, which supports over 60 local families, with youngsters ranging in age from newborn to their late...
Persian Programming gems

Persian Programming gems

Smart, informed and creative – three adjectives beechtobeach  director Jane Mote has used to describe the programme team she’s been helping out at the newly-launched Iran International TV channel. The News-led channel is broadcast from shiny new studios...