Gemma’s story: Day 148

Gemma’s story: Day 148

Gemma Wakerley, Owner of Booker Flowers and Gifts Helping Liverpool-based businesses have flowers designed and delivered  There are three peak periods in floristry: Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. If you’ve never worked in this industry, you won’t...
Joanna’s story: Day 146

Joanna’s story: Day 146

Joanna Dunn, Founder of Minimello Offering an exclusive range of children’s bedding and bedroom accessories to help kids relax and sleep better  Up until December 2018, I’d spent more than a decade in London working in financial services as a designer and in...
Julie’s story: Day 124

Julie’s story: Day 124

Julie Jayne Daly, Founder of Bloody Marvellous Delivering over 200+ feminine hygiene products direct for the best period possible  I once sold my stallion’s semen to the Queen, so I’m very comfortable talking about bodily fluids! It wasn’t until I had a riding...
Amanda’s story: Day 111

Amanda’s story: Day 111

Amanda Overend, Founder of Books & Pieces Making book-buying easier, quicker and cheaper!  In our house, it can go from totally manic to lovely and peaceful; the missing ingredient is a book – best enjoyed together on the sofa! Engaging my three boys in books and...
Katherine’s story: Day 73

Katherine’s story: Day 73

Katherine Kershaw, Founder of ollie & fred Adding colour to everybody’s life through vibrant, high-quality scarves and accessories Years ago, my London boss said to me: “With that work ethic, you must be northern!” Little did I know then that the Manchester...
Susan’s story: Day 68

Susan’s story: Day 68

Susan Cowley, Owner of The Little Craft Company A cute and quirky shop specialising in luxury gifts for all occasions Since founding The Little Craft Company in 2013, every day feels special because I’m running a business that grew from a hobby. Following your dreams...