This is a guest post from one of our lovely customers and friends, Imogen, who has all the bright lights of old London Town at her fingertips but who still chooses to support small business and buy handmade. She tells us why...
I love giving gifts. It's really a joy for me to find the perfect present for people I love.
My brother and I used to give my mum presents (mostly 'made in China' ceramics) from the local everything shop, and we were delighted when she always put them in prized place on the mantelpiece.
That feeling when a smile widens and you know you’ve hit on the right present or captured the ‘I was thinking about you when I bought this' emotion has never left me. Searching for the right gift has led me down all sorts of shopping routes: department stores, high streets, local boutiques and now the superhighway; as internet shopping has evolved, 9 out of 10 times I choose to shop at small independent sites.Read More