We are Pics & Ink - a new way of buying interesting and unusual magazines, the type most people can’t find in their local newsagent.
The internet is great, it means we can access pretty much anything from pretty much anywhere. Magazines have yet to benefit from this. We aren’t about reading magazines online because we really like the touch, smell and beauty of great paper.
So let us be your guide through the world of independent magazines. We’ll tell you about them, show you a few pages, then we will pack them up very carefully and post them to your door.
DAWN – Vintage picnics & sailor stripes. ‘Nearly wild’ camping. A pocket guide to pitstops just off the motorway. Whitsun cake. How to feel ready to go out. One-stop herb spirals & spring veg curry. The joy of skinny dipping. Ladybird spotting. Why we love a window seat. Strawberry shrub, Rhubarb mimosas & wisteria tonic
If there’s a message for May, it’s a simple one; seize the day. The countryside is at it’s loveliest (and even the most humdrum of gardens look pretty this month), while towns and cities are slowly coming back to life as markets and shops re-open. And time is on our side, when both mornings and evenings are long, light and inviting. Work and chores can wait when there are road trips, camping weekends, picnic outings and, at last, holidays to enjoy. Go slow though, there’s no rush to make up for a year in just a few weeks – for some there’s alongside our rediscovered freedoms. Embracing every day as a fresh beginning can help us live more in the moment. Uncertainty is still with us, but each dawn reminds us that there’s always hope.