Hannah Evelyn Rowlands x Jolly Awesome


I worked with design studio Jolly Awesome on a range of illustrated greetings cards & art prints to be sold at retail & online which we launched in 2020.

We exhibited the range at Top Drawer at the start of the year, which was super exciting! Sadly covid closed the shops for the majority of last year (and what we already have of 2021!) but you can buy some of the designs at MoonpigScribbler currently. And hopefully at physical retail soon *Ok, when the world goes somewhat back to normal…*

You can also find all of my designs on the Paperboy app.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany


For most people I know Germany isn’t the first place you’d think to visit in the middle of summer, unless you’re going on a city break to Berlin, Cologne or Munich. However, if you are into skiing then you may have heard of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a Bavarian alpine village popular with fans of the sport in the winter season.

I had a week booked off from work earlier this year and wanted to go somewhere with mountains, maybe in the Alps. After a fair bit of googling and looking at fancy Swiss spa’s (and not being able to afford that type of holiday) we stumbled upon this little town. And so we booked ourselves into a very old looking hotel and rented a car so we could explore Bavaria.

We flew to Munich, and then proceeded to have a very drunken night out with some local friends. Very fun, but ensued a hangover I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy. In this bleary state, we made the drive to the mountains.

We arrived in the summer when Europe was having that mad heat wave so first on our agenda for a day trip was Lake Eibsee, somewhere we could cool down! The lake lies at the bottom of Germany’s highest mountain (Zugspitze), and I have really never seen anywhere like it. If you like walking you can walk round the whole lake which takes a couple of hours, stopping off every now and again at different sections for a picnic or a dip…


Serious Jurassic Park vibes..?

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Margate – Twenty nine

A few weeks ago I went to an exhibition called The Great British Seaside at the National Maritime Museum. It featured lots of Martin Parr and the best and worst of the UK’s coastal activities… It was a pretty good exhibition and it made me want to get to the seaside for my birthday this weekend. I’d never been to Margate before, but seen lots about it online so it was top of the list.


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