Financial help for entrepreneurs

I have blogged around this subject before, the fact that most of the funding seems to be aimed at the younger generation, but it is a fact that the over 50s have a significant role to play in growing businesses. … Continue reading

Last week of exhibition

This week will be your last chance to see the exhibition “Class of 2012” at the National Centre for Craft and Design.  It features innovative ideas from several areas of design, the exhibitors all being students who graduated last year … Continue reading

Upcycling can be fun

Many of the garments that I upcycle still resemble the original garment in some way.  However if you upcycle using pre-used fabric, then it’s a whole different kettle of fish.  I haven’t got any fish here, but I do have … Continue reading

Ms Wanda

I may have mentioned this blog before – but it’s worth another one.  Today sees an interesting example of how – if enough persistence prevails, the public can make a difference.  Zara has been forced to take a look at … Continue reading

Business start up – over 50?

I was prompted to write this as I received a tweet about local funding for young entrepreneurs. It seems that the ‘young ones’ always get all the press about starting up businesses, but actually as this report says – … Continue reading