Category: News

18 May

Haircuts of Hackney in The Observer’s New Review

The forthcoming illustrated book Haircuts of Hackney by Daniel Frost was featured in yesterday’s Observer New Review. The book is published by Hoxton Mini Press this week. The fold-out book features 35 paintings of the backs of Hackney heads. Daniel Frost, a local artist, has created a playful visual encylopedia of the haircuts you’ll find […]

30 Apr

In the Mood for Healthy Food

I am delighted to be working with food writer Jo Pratt, on the publicity campaign for her new book, In the Mood for Healthy Food published by Nourish. The book is full of wonderful ideas to easily add a healthy boost into everyday meals. I am utterly inspired and plan to try out the following […]

17 Apr

Hello World

Welcome to the Smith & Baxter site. It has been a long time coming but delighted to be live. So here is the back story of Smith & Baxter. I basically left Octopus Publishing in June 2013 to get a dog. I knew that I couldn’t manage looking after a dog while working at Octopus, with […]

13 Apr

Jay Rayner reviews Brassica

Jay Rayner’s review of the restaurant Brassica in Dorset was featured in The Observer Magazine on Sunday 12th April and what a lovely piece it is! Jay reminisces about childhood holidays to Dorset in the 1970s: remembering the places he stayed and the food he ate. He then moves onto his most recent trip to […]

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