Independent Bath Awards

“The Independent Bath Awards are run by independents for independents. They are judged by independents for independents. In short what we really care about is the independent businesses that really make Bath a great city to live and work in.” You all know how much I blabber on about independent businesses and how amazing they are – well imagine my utter joy when I was approached by Sarah & Erica, the beautiful brains behind the first ever Independent B.....

BIRA High Street Conference

Last week we attended the BIRA High Street conference – a gathering of the UK’s independent retailers keen to improve and adapt their businesses to thrive in a tricky economic environment. The Expo had a circus theme – which made the whole thing even more interesting (we won a bottle of wine in a lucky dip and some chocolate in a ball-in-a-cup game – which apparently i’m surprisingly good at) and there were numerous talks throughout the day by the retail i.....

Spring into Summer!

So, last week consisted of a pamper evening at Artizan hair salon, a Bath Business Bake Off & a private viewing of the new fashion illustration exhibition at David Simon Contemporary. Quite the mix but all equally lovely. We were invited along to the ‘Spring into Summer’ event by the team at Artizan on Bartlett Street to showcase some of our best pre-owned designer pieces. We took a small selection of handbags, shoes an.....

We love Pitch26.

We’re pretty lucky to know a lot of the independent business owners in Bath and even luckier to be able to call them our friends (we hope they don’t mind!) One of our all time favourites is the über talented Robert Kann who is the artistic brain behind Pitch26. Originally a fully qualified architect, Bob is now a full time illustrator creating intricate and breathtakingly detailed masterpieces of the landmarks in our fair city and others around the U.....