False dawns

Well, that was short and sweet!  Plans have changed and Blue Box Studio will be opening shops in a few days.If you want to know what happened, check my post on A Country...
The law is an ass

The law is an ass

I said I wouldn’t talk about this move until we were sure it was progressing or it would be jinxed again.  Last year we sold twice, once to the current buyer but her sale fell through.  3rd time lucky. We thought we were safe now; we were due to exchange contracts...

The last post

The time has come and it’s the end of an era – the last post run has been done from this address and my shops are now in holiday mode (or whatever they call it).  I hope to be open again, initially with what stock I have left, in a few weeks with new work...

Checking up on the locals

Sometimes, rather than more missives from sparring solicitors, it’s quicker to cut to the chase, go to the source and get answers yourself!  So we did.It take somewhere between 61/2 and 8 hours to get to where we are moving.  At the moment we are rushed off our feet...

What’s in a name?

Is it Prince Henry or Harry?  Is Ringo Star Mr Starr or Mr Richard Starkey (Starkey apparently, Ringo is just a stage name, he gets upset if you get it wrong)?  Cliff Richard is Harry Webb, Maureen Lipman is Mrs Rosenthal……So, many moons ago, when I first met Alistair...