Savvy lateral thinking for Seasonal Businesses?

Like lots of things in the UK, most businesses exhibit a seasonal ebb and flow. Periods of high demand – when sales or growth are big – and other times, when everything seems a bit slow. But some trades rely almost entirely on seasonal markets to flourish. They’re only making profit during certain windows throughout the year – and during the rest cost money to run. […]

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Kiosk Entrepreneurs

Once upon a time, festival food was a simple choice – Burger & Chips, Chicken & Chips or Sausage & Chips or, just Chips. But at every festival you go to these days, it seems there’s a new niche in kiosk catering, festival food villages have become more like a chic bohemian London suburban high-streets.  There’s everything from specialist veggie and […]

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London Through the Looking Glass: A Frolic in Kentish Town

“Oh the after-tram-ride quiet, when we heard a mile beyond, Silver music from the bandstand, barking dogs by Highgate Pond; Up the hill where stucco houses in Virginia creeper drown- And my childish wave of pity, seeing children carrying down Sheaves of drooping dandelions to the courts of Kentish Town.” – John Betjeman Prolific poet […]

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