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Archive | June, 2013

Cookery Crazy

27 Jun

It seems like the craze for TV cookery contests is here to stay. Perhaps the revived interest in cookery amongst the British public was spawned a little over a decade ago when Jamie Oliver arrived on our screen and made cooking cool. Dozens of other ‘celebrity chefs’ followed; from Nigella Lawson to Heston Blumenthal and […]

World of Pure Imagination

20 Jun

“There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination.” – Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder). It seemed fitting to start this post with a quote from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory because today I’m talking about two things that will make your mouth water – a new West End musical and our delicious range of […]

Festival Fever

14 Jun

Festival season is well and truly upon us. A whole stack of top-class outdoor musical concerts are coming up including the old favourites, Glastonbury, Reading and Bestival…Here’s hoping for some good weather for the revellers! There’s less than two weeks to go until Glastonbury and as usual, everyone’s counting down the days. There’s hardly a […]

Sunny Outlook for Branded Merchandise Industry

1 Jun

According to our cousins across the pond, the promotional merchandise industry is still going strong despite the havoc of the financial crisis. A report by market researchers IBISWorld has found that the promotional products industry has posted gains over the past four years, despite the 2008 financial crash triggering economic woes in most industries. And […]