Who Likes the Craic with Patric Morgan

Who Likes the Craic with Patric Morgan

What a delight it was to chat to Patric Morgan  about his monumental rise to top blogger! His blogs are hilarious and he remains extremely humble. His book 'How my Blogs got 1 million visits in 7 months' is a must read if you are interested in blogging & I...

Totalling 78 years

Totalling 78 years

These ladies in the pic have given 78 years in total, volunteering for the Pied Piper Appeal. When I saw them today they totted it up and we added them all together and honestly, they are proud of themselves and so they should be. Three of them have done 22 years...

A Magical Chat with Ricky Locke

A Magical Chat with Ricky Locke

 Ricky is a Magician, Hypnotist & Pickpocket who has been performing for over 10 years at weddings, parties and other special occasions across the country firstly part time as his journey began at Argos. He took the plunge to be a...

Charity Shop Challenge!

Charity Shop Challenge!

I know all retailers were expecting to be busy today, on the first day of trading after a three month lockdown but we exceeded all expectations at our Charity Shop today. We have been operating Click & Collect over the last lockdown. For the last 11 weeks in fact,...

Give to Charity. Give your Time. Give Yourself.

Give to Charity. Give your Time. Give Yourself.

This is my way of covering every angle. Just Give or Give your Time or ultimately Give Yourself. Being charitable is not only about giving money which in a lot of cases is the easiest thing to do! Throwing a few coins or a note into a bucket and their job is done. But...

Its getting close!

Its getting close!

When you are invited to be a guest on a podcast you think its great and seems really easy! The lovely podcaster sometimes has a chat with you a few days before and you get to know them which helps to make you feel comfortable with them and then you go for it! Record!...

Optimism

Optimism

I have read this word a few times today probably because everyone is thinking ahead now. Dying to leave 2020 behind with all the buzz words of furloughing, pivoting, covid, pandemic, unprecedented…..flip…we don’t want to hear those words very often anymore! Now it is...

Bidding, Bipolar and Beans on Day 2!

Bidding, Bipolar and Beans on Day 2!

Lockdown Latte was really informative on Friday with three guests. Ria from the James Hopkins Trust kicked off talking about their online auction which is on at the moment. Honestly, it is so tough for charities and fundraisers are under a lot of pressure but people...

Different for Everyone…

Different for Everyone…

Great start today to my first Lockdown Latte show on facebook live. The idea behind it is to give some people a bit of company over the next 4 weeks especially if they live alone. It is about listening and actually my guest today commented on how good it is for us to...

Lockdown Lattes

Lockdown Lattes

'Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.' Les Miserables, pub.1862 but for some the thought of another 4 weeks... at least! .....at home, possibly living alone is not a great thought. The mornings are dark and it gets dark at 4 p.m. making it very...

Nifty & Thrifty

Nifty & Thrifty

The world of Charity Shop Shopping is a big thing now. It's so trendy it is super cool to wear something from a charity shop... 'vintage' we call it now and everyone is doing it! It is a win win for everyone and almost every high street has a charity shop on it from...

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