You know what it’s like when you really want something – you work for it, strive for it and then it happens. Hurray! You’re thrilled. But it’s taken you so long to achieve your aim, the timing is all wrong.
My poster for Absolut vodka, ‘X-ray’ made it into the 1995 Design & Art Direction Annual. As if being part of D&AD wasn’t reward enough, my work was included at the Private View of the 1995 Festival of Excellence Exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery.
When I turned up at the venue, awash with Adland legends, I was beyond excited.
I was pregnant.