A Winter Warmer – Chunky Couture

A Winter Warmer – Chunky Couture

Back in summer, when I was working on The Edit, one of my final features before returning to University was when looking ahead at November. Editorially speaking, November can be a dull month – not a long going on, dreary weather, the caution of not wanting to...
When Self-Care Begins in the Kitchen

When Self-Care Begins in the Kitchen

When was the last time you cooked for yourself? I’m not talking about a ready meal or a hasty piece of toast when you get home late from work but a proper meal. You know, taking the time to put ingredients together, putting the right music on in the kitchen,...
Wild Thing, Be Kind to The Planet…

Wild Thing, Be Kind to The Planet…

I meet Lauren on a late July afternoon in the middle of the crazy heat wave we have been experiencing here in South Wales. Both predictably busy, her with the imminent opening of her café Wild Thing and I with the magazine launch, it is a wonder we have any time to...
Changing the World, One Slice At a Time

Changing the World, One Slice At a Time

How often do we hear great ideas and think ‘that’s so simple, it would make a great business’ ?.  However, more often that not, we probably sit on it right up to the point when someone else takes it further and develops our idea – ‘I...
Meet Pepper Alley & our Favourite Gold Tote

Meet Pepper Alley & our Favourite Gold Tote

Happy September! We simply couldn’t begin our array of interviews with incredible business women without our client, and founder of Pepper Alley, Gillian Rolland. A fruitless search left Gillian turning to a friend with a small leather workshop armed with a sketch and...