For Book Week 2019 we raised awareness for Authors4Oceans:

Delighted to be supporting Read for Good – a wonderful organisation getting books and storytelling into hospital for children.

Their website is

And also Timmy’s Trust – a fantastic local charity supporting children with cancer and Leukemia in the UK.

These are the websites of some of the amazing authors who have inspired me to get this far…

Beatrix Potter

Lauren St John

Michael Morpurgo

Eva Ibbotson who sadly died in 2010

Jilly Cooper

Also, some great local companies/initiatives I can recommend

Gemma & Jamie of TinksPrint that make our tote bags

Bingham Kindergarten

Kate Brown Photography

Janet Barbour Painted Interiors

Rock the Cotswolds – your chance to recommend all that is great and cool about the place we call home!

Custom made photo art

Ninja Tots

Lovely, small Cotswolds business

Child friendly Cotswolds places (like my shop!)

Fun and affordable collection of baby clothes specialising in 0-3, inspired by life in the Cotswolds,

And my thanks to:

Philippa Stagg at PSPR for all her PR support from the start.