Jemma’s story: Day 248

Jemma’s story: Day 248

Jemma Munford, Owner of Blissed Out Babies A gentle sleep coach on a mission to help mums build a network of friends  I’ve always been the type of person who gets involved with things which are beyond their ‘normal’ role. For the past nine years I’ve worked at an IT...
Michelle’s story: Day 247

Michelle’s story: Day 247

Michelle Mapstone, Founder of Word Academy Creating vibrant English tuition classes where students can feel confident to grow, takes risks and, ultimately, learn I’ve loved books my entire life. I was the kid who didn’t want to go to afterschool clubs because I was...
Jo’s story: Day 245

Jo’s story: Day 245

Jo Lloyd, Owner of Designs from the Heart Specialising in creating unique keepsakes – including motivational mugs, decorative glassware, personalised prints and greetings cards I started my own business almost five years ago because I couldn’t afford to go back...
Maria’s story: Day 244

Maria’s story: Day 244

Maria Harris, Owner of Tallbird Records Specialising in stocking new and second-hand vinyl and CDs covering a variety of genres I opened Tallbird Records in Chesterfield on 4 October 2013. I’d just turned 50 and needed something to do to fill the hours between sending...
Nina’s story: Day 243

Nina’s story: Day 243

Nina Mace, Founder of Nina Mace Photography An award-winning photographer, trainer and mentor based in Surrey  There’s always someone in a friendship group who’s responsible for taking photos at get-togethers; in my case, that someone is me! It’s a lot of fun and I’ve...