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Happiness vs Security

Those of you who have been following my blog for a while will know that I’ve been looking for a new job for many months, it’s a bad time to be looking for a job though and so I haven’t had much luck.  I’ve not been out of work since I was 16, and so… Read more »

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Five years

This December sees me celebrate 5 years in business, that’s my official 5 years, there were many many months before that of preparation and trying out ideas and of course many many more teaching myself to screen print.  So this is a time of reflection for me, thinking about where I’ve come from and where… Read more »

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Thank you

I’m not ashamed to admit I had a very different blog post planned for today, in fact I’d already written it. I was being prepared as usual, not defeatist I might add, just practical. I had a lovely thank you post written, thanking all the wonderful, generous people who had pledged money for my bid… Read more »

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Planning ahead

I’m a planner, I love to organise, especially finance and work wise. I don’t function without a budget which is always at least 3 months in advance, that’s just the way I like to live. So with my Crowfunder pitch just over a third of the way through, with a total investment of £300, I’m… Read more »

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Positivity

April has been a bit shitty so I’m glad to see that May is arriving tomorrow, here’s hoping for a better month (hopefully one that comes with a new job!)  The sun has come out today too so maybe things are getting better. I’ve had to make a really tough decision this week, as I’m… Read more »

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Sale in my Folksy Shop…

I’ve decided it’s time for a shop clear out to get ready for Autumn so I have small numbers of some discontinued stock which is on sale at 20% off in my Folksy shop starting from today.  I have glasses cases, purses, mirrors, scarves, bags and some smaller fabric pieces.  The fabric designs themselves aren’t… Read more »

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What a week…

It’s been a funny old week here – here in Yorkshire we’ve had more beautiful snow (although it’s getting a bit slippy now!) but it looks sooooo pretty!  Also I’ve been house hunting and looked at lots of horrible houses and one really nice one (hubby is making an offer today so cross your fingers). … Read more »

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Yes, I look a little different!

I’ve had a little makeover – I’ve swapped themes on wordpress because my old one had column issues, this new one is perfectly happy with it’s columns and knows what to do with them! Hope you like it and that it’s not too confusing! xx