The Julia Gash Blog

News from Julia Gash and her team of licencees and retailers around the world. Read Julia's blogs to find a behind the scenes glimpse into her world, from drawing board, to production and into stores around the globe.  Follow Julia around the world as she visits the places she draws ...

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 3: Portland, Oregon

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 3: Portland, Oregon

  • Julia Gash
  • 13th December 2018

I took a slow train … a very, slow train from Seattle to Portland, jam packed full of Seattle Seahawk fans who were not in the best of moods given the disappointing performance of their team at the big Monday nigh … Find out more

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 2: Seattle

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 2: Seattle

  • Julia Gash
  • 11th December 2018

I took the bus from Vancouver BC across the border to Seattle. It rained, it was dark, I didn’t see a thing. The following day the rain stopped and I found my way around the city, discovering places I’d read … Find out more

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 1: Vancouver

Pacific Northwest Tour Part 1: Vancouver

  • Julia Gash
  • 9th December 2018

Last week I took a plane, train and automobile to get from Devon, England to Vancouver BC on the west coast of Canada. Despite the fact that I’ve had family here since the late 1960’s I’ve never visited … Find out more

Celebrating Trees Around the World

Celebrating Trees Around the World

  • Julia Gash
  • 27th November 2018

As we begin to think about decorating our homes for Christmas, central to this vision of festivity and fun is a tree.  Bringing trees into our homes in the middle of winter is an ancient pagan tradition, which is st … Find out more

Pacific Northwest Here I Come!

Pacific Northwest Here I Come!

  • Julia Gash
  • 15th November 2018

Last week I drew two states from the Pacific Northwest region of America: Oregon and Washington. This week I booked my flights to the region, such was the pull of the monumental mountains, scattered with lush forest … Find out more

Here's Home

Here's Home

  • Julia Gash
  • 8th November 2018

Two and a half years ago I moved from Yorkshire to Devon with my partner John and two cats in tow.  The move was prompted by a desire to live by the sea and the realisation that the North Sea off the Yorkshire … Find out more

A Long Weekend in Malaga

A Long Weekend in Malaga

  • Julia Gash
  • 31st October 2018

Last weekeend I took an autumn city break to Malaga. It’s quicker for me to fly to Spain from my home in Devon then it is to get the train to London … and almost as cheap, so spending a long weekend in … Find out more

Marvellous Southwell Minster

Marvellous Southwell Minster

  • Julia Gash
  • 9th October 2018

Last week I met up with my sister who was over from Canada and we took a trip to the lovely, little market town of Southwell, which is near to where we grew up. The big thing about Southwell (apart from the fact that it& … Find out more

An Interview with Daniel, our UK Sales Account Manager!

An Interview with Daniel, our UK Sales Account Manager!

  • Dylan
  • 26th September 2018

What is your role at Judge Sampson? I’m the UK Sales Account Manager, specialising in gift lifestyle and universities.  How long have you worked with Julia? Around 2 years.  What’s your favourit … Find out more

London Calling

London Calling

  • Julia Gash
  • 18th September 2018

It’s show time again, which means that I and or my illustrated giftware head off for different parts of the world and present ourselves to retail buyers from every corner of the globe. This month I hot footed (wel … Find out more