Mum

I lost my Mum too early.  I know that for everyone who loses their Mum it’s too early, but for her it was too early, she was only in her mid 40’s and I was only 12.  Far too early. She was beautiful and clever and kind and loving and very special.  She was talented…

Blowing the marketing budget.

Doing something for nothing is far more fun than splurging out a ton of cash, especially when cash is not an obstacle. I used to have sole charge of the marketing budget in my old job and would think nothing of spending money on magazine adverts, trade shows, sales trips, promotional give-aways, branded clothing and…

Making a start in pyjamas!

  So I’m stood here at the island in the kitchen, still in pyjamas,  drinking an increasingly cold mug of coffee and trying to get to grips with blogging.  Is this my new addiction (blogging that is, not cold coffee)?? I should be rushing around getting ready to meet my soon-to-be daughter-in-law for coffee, I should…

Hello World and Hello WordPress.

Hello WordPress. We’re completely new to this.  In fact it’s all a new world for us.  New ideas and new found talents, hence a new business, and therefore a new blog, a new Facebook page and a host of new experiences! So excuse us if we get it wrong, if we post where we’re not…

In the beginning…

So today was the day we chose our name! We’ve talked about starting a business for a few months now and chatted about what we’d make and how we’d market ourselves and the best “routes to market”, but all of this clever business ‘stuff’ couldn’t really begin until we had a name. Now for those…