It’s Small Business Saturday on the 7th December. This campaign has been slowly growing momentum over the years and works hard to champion independent, small businesses in the UK. Which is brilliant because we’re in the middle of a small … Continued
It’s International Happiness at Work Week! And who doesn’t want to be happy at work? After all, here in the UK, we spend on average about 13 years of our lives there! Bullying, the culture of a long working week … Continued
Let’s talk about opening hours…I started the business partly for flexibility around my two kids. Running your own business means that you can be there when they are ill, attend assemblies, learning events and all manner of other child-related wonderfulness … Continued
One question I very occasionally get asked about running is. Why do you run? Much to my disappointment, people don’t ask it in a ‘why do you run – is it because it connects the physical, mental and spiritual … Continued
I’ve spoken to so many grown-ups over the years who think they are ‘not creative’. But I totally agree with Picasso. I think we’re all big kids on a continuum of ‘age’ which we pass through. Certain survival skills do … Continued
Mother’s day is about love right? And gratitude? But hands up if you feel a tad uncomfortable about the commercial nature of gifting occasions like Mother’s Day? My hand is up. Even though I run a business that depends on … Continued
I love this years’ World Book Day theme ‘Share a Story’. And I’ve decided to share the stories of my art. Because stories are very important to me. I’m a nostalgic old fool and a lover of words – can … Continued
Being a Mum can be bloody hard work. Here we look at ways to be kind to ourselves and give ourselves a pat on the back – we’re doing an awesome job!
Isn’t it wonderful when you get some clarity? I’ve finally come to realise the reason why I do what I do. It’s all about valuable and positive messages.