Posts Posts by: "Gilly Smith"

Back in the summer, as thousands of refugees were fleeing war-torn Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, we wondered what hexology could do to help. With the stories of displaced people dominating our thoughts, we decided to take to the airwaves, to record the stories of Brighton’s Syrian community for Radioreverb. It would be called…(Read More)

When Jenny Barrett, entrepreneur and owner of Supernatural Collections met Darrel J Butlin, founder of Hexology last week, it was the technology that pushed some serious super-thinking. Jenny, set on finding ever more sustainable fabrics for her super-organic kids’ clothing range, wants her customers to know all about the seaweed, beech trees and…(Read More)

Sussex is full of writers, artists, poets and musicians, and the woods and Downs bear the footprints of the walkers who have plotted their novels and shared their yarns over hundreds – maybe thousands of years; Virginia Woolf, head down, marching across Mount Caburn; Shelley, strolling out of Chichester; Peter James pondering on his latest crime…(Read More)

Hextival

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Another summer fades as an apricot sun sets on the last festival of the year.  From June to September, Britain dances to a different beat as multi-generations head to country parks and stately homes for the summer fun. The forever forests and faraway lands are dotted with entertainers, poets and storytellers while the stages…(Read More)

Hexworks

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The fact that Brighton was chosen to be one of only four Digital Catapult centres in the UK is testament to its community spirit as a platform for bright young things and tech enterprise. So no surprise then that Ashley Bowen turned to Wired Sussex when he wanted to find out more and explore the…(Read More)