Ever since I became a small business I have had a new love and appreciation for other small businesses. It’s true what that age-old quote says on Pinterest: every time you order from a small business, a seller who has spent years developing their craft into a trade does a happy dance. They – we – really do!!
I found out something shocking about one of my friends this weekend.We were out to dinner with our respective partners as a foursome, when conversation turned to a controversial tweet I’d been thinking (and talking) about since…
Space is a premium in my little house, and as such it has not been easy to create my dream office.
For one I don’t actually have an entire room to dedicate to the area – just a corner spot – so I’ve really had to maximise the bones of what’s available.
By the time I mustered up the courage to address the scary monster lurking in the corner of my mind and inbox – my first year’s tax return – I was in trouble to the tune of about £800. Why are self-assessment tax returns so darned terrifying?
When I first met Camilla Brown I knew she was destined to do something other than the static PR job she was in. But back then I had no idea that would mean a riproaring career in booze and a more-than successful appearance on Dragon’s Den! I talk to her about her journey to the den via the world of Gin.
When I started writing this blog 8 years ago, spending hours ruminating on my pregnancy piles and predilection to chew on flannels, I had no idea it would become my full-time job. But times have changed and so must I – this is what’s happening next.