Jane’s story: Day 294

Jane’s story: Day 294

Jane Mason, Founder of Virtuous Bread Empowering ‘Bread Angels’ to set up their own micro bakery My first job was in market research. I was exposed to the world of business, which I loved. After completing my MBA at London Business School, I became a...
Joanna’s story: Day 293

Joanna’s story: Day 293

Joanna Forest, Classical Crossover Soprano The first independent artist to go straight to Number 1 in the official Classical Album Charts with a debut album  After I’d played Wendy in ‘Peter Pan’ for 13 Christmases, my husband said: “If you always do the same thing,...
Kym’s story: Day 292

Kym’s story: Day 292

Kym Armstrong, Founder of MAKE! The Lakes Helping people to relax in the Cumbrian countryside, learn new skills and meet new friends I grew up in a Cumbrian village so small it didn’t have a shop! With dreams of starring in a West End show, I went to London to study...
Angie’s story: Day 291

Angie’s story: Day 291

Angie Doig-Thorne, Stress Therapist & Weight Management Specialist at York Hypnotherapist Helping people to shed excess weight, or become less anxious or stressed Looking back, my first marriage breaking down was the best thing that’s ever happened to me. Without...
Trina’s story: Day 290

Trina’s story: Day 290

Trina Scott-Priestley, Founder of Swishforit Create a personal shop filled with things you love and invite others to ‘Swish’ with you On her first birthday, my daughter was given three identical pink plastic horses. People are so kind and generous, but I...