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Let the countdown begin.

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Ok kids, there’s four weekends until Christmas; we are at the start of loopy season comrades. That means four weekends to get presents for everyone, put up your trees and generally start to enjoy the prospect of drinking mulled wine and eating mince pies with a wild abandon akin to your last meal. That’s just me then? Right. I’m not even sorry.                   Addressing the first issue is on my priority list today, shopping for gifts. Of course, I want you all to come here and clear us out of stock, but...

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Just when you most need it...

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       Hello Monday warriors! Mick Jagger had it right when he wailed that you can’t always get what you want, but sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need. This week has been a prime example of that sentiment. I started last week in a deliriously happy, although somewhat shocked, state of mind and have now mellowed into pleasantly hazy acceptance. I have been blessed with some truly lovely customers and people in general this week, The Man has gained himself a new nick name, Dalai Lama, for his unfailing ability to stop me obsessing and...

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Work it baby…

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                Hi all, I attended a rather great party on Halloween, which really isn’t the point of the post; I’m just setting the scene. So, we’re all stood outside chatting in the unseasonably mild October evening and the subject of work comes up. Myself and a friend get to talking about his job in Marketing and the fact that I blog for this lovely shop. We swap some inconsequential information and are overheard by one of the party’s hosts, who swiftly decides to inform us that he detests marketing and Sales. The exact...

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