In a previous role at a well known fashion brand I came up against the challenges of being a woman in a company where men were prioritised heavily - and at the same brand I faced challenges of becoming a mother and returning to work.Read more
This year in particular has been very challenging as I was on maternity leave from my role at Anya Hindmarch, running my new business and at home with Gus and Jerry during a global pandemic! I took the leap last month to leave my job and pursue gus + beau full time, a momentous occasion for me after working full time since I was 18...Read more
I have a hurrah moment every time I see the magazine in a lovely shop or a reader posts a picture of it on social media, or someone writes me a lovely email to tell me how much they enjoy it. For me, it's those small moments that add up to making me feel hugely proud of what I've created.Read more
I spent 10 years as a full time working mother in a series of roles that were at times very stressful. I would probably say they some of the most difficult times in my career was when I had to juggle babies and toddlers, sleep deprivation, and workplace stress all at the same time.Read more
I’d definitely say working at Arcadia was the toughest year of my life. It was very bitchy and a negative atmosphere which I couldn’t thrive in. On my first day I was shown the toilet where I could go and cry... luckily I was only there for a year!
We are a curated showcase of beautiful children's books from around the world. We review and feature books, as well as shine the spotlight on illustrators and authors that we admire. Our goal is to give authors and illustrators a platform to showcase their books and illustrations and we aim to focus on books that make the world a better place.Read more