Happy Things

I’ve decided to semi-retire. I’m not needed at the office the way I was and I can afford to work less, so why not? While my staff works a twenty-three hour week, I now work a twelve. So far I’m enjoying my free time, and I feel a lot less stressed about things. With all…

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Uncertainty

It’s been a rough week for my business. On Tuesday, I took the decision to let my organic certification expire. Currently, I’m certified under EU standards, and it’s not clear that this would continue if the UK is no longer a member of the EU. I need these standards to export organic materials to my…

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Burnt Out

It’s been a wild time at work.  The weeks leading up to Christmas are our busiest, and this year has proven to be no exception.  Fortunately, we have a fantastic team who are able to keep up beautifully.  I’m not one to wish time away, but I look forward to weekends these days.

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Soapy Gift

Today a dear customer from Germany came to the warehouse to visit while on a trip to Scotland with her family. We had a lovely time chatting, sniffing fragrances, and taking photos. I really enjoyed my time with her, and I hope she’ll come again soon. She gave me two of her beautiful handmade soaps.…

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