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A few weeks ago I wrote a post about Miss Edith's impending journey into school. Now she has started and we are in week three I thought it might be nice to follow it up with how things are progressing. Day one arrived pretty quickly and it was filled with both excitement and nerves, the latter being felt by me and not Miss E! She happily put on her rather large uniform and carefully chose her clip for the big day! Naturally we had the obligatory 'front door first day at ...

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We are very excited and proud to have opened our first concession in the wonderful Manns of Cranleigh. It's a fabulous department store which has been trading for over a 100 years and sits proudly at the heart of Cranleigh high street. We have lots of goods on sale, from brilliant storage solutions to cushions, chalkboards, school desks, treasure boxes and lots more. Do come and find us upstairs by the toy department. Prize Draw: To celebrate the launch we ...

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It's the day before we launch in Manns of Cranleigh and I am full of excitement, nerves and more excitement and nerves. It has been a long, and at times stressful and tiring few months but I am so pleased to say we are nearly there! We have a few more things to do this evening and then tomorrow we can set out the space and start selling. I just hope it looks as good as it does in my head and everything comes together. I also wanted to take this opportunity to thank ...

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In exactly three weeks Miss Edith will set off for her first day at 'big school'. Over the last few months I have spent a lot of time thinking about this day as i'm sure many of you have. It's a weird one because it's filled with mixed emotions. On those challenging of days it can't come quick enough, but on those less challenging of days I want it to be further away. I won't lie, there have been tears of varying nature. John has been subjected to irrational tears, sad tears ...

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