Sustainability


Eat Local: Pros and Cons of Fruit and Veg Boxes

One thing we can all do to support our communities is to shop local. It sounds obvious, but the fact that people will queue around the block for a supermarket, while I can walk straight into my local greengrocers, speaks volumes about our shopping habits and convenience consumerism. Now, I’m […]


The All Homemade Cream Tea

  As an solopreneur, I’m always on a journey towards the next thing. More and more I find myself wanting to embrace a simpler, sustainable life with a sustainable business true to those values. Many of us have been doing a lot more home cooking and baking this year. With […]

Homemade cream tea, with scones jam and cream recipes

How to make sourdough bread

How To Make Sourdough Bread

    We’ve been conditioned to know the cost of everything and the value of nothing. Since the Industrial Revolution, time and money have been inextricably linked. One thing many of us have learned during the Coronavirus Crisis is the value – the currency – if you like, of time. […]


Why You Should Go It Alone In Your Business

Setting up your own business has never been more accessible. It’s why self-employment is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy. But being in business doesn’t mean having to employ a team of people and paying for expensive premises. Many businesses are literally starting, every day, from people’s kitchen […]

Setting up alone to turn your dreams into reality

Support The micro-enterprise community

We Need To Talk About Micro-Enterprise

  Larger businesses may be the backbone of the UK economy. But small and micro-enterprise are the tendons, blood vessels, muscles, joints and nerve endings that glue it all together. In my 20+ years of experience, successive governments of various colours, have dismissed, undervalued, underestimated and ignored micro businesses. We […]