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Pitfalls of working from home - as a Business Owner Career Mum

Pitfalls of working from home - as a Business Owner Career Mum

Pitfalls of working from home as a Business Owner Career Mum 

Loneliness: There's no getting around it, I spend an awful lot more time alone than I am used to. 

A Sizeable Debate

A Sizeable Debate
Welcome to Scarf Monkey's Blog! 22nd August 2018 A Sizeable Debate! Girls and women's sizing makes me mad. Fire hopping mad. Let me start with the little girls ...

What about the boys?

What about the boys?

This is definitely the question I get asked the most: 'Lots of your designs would work on boys' t-shirts, why don't you do boys t-shirts too?'.  It's a good question, especially as I have a deliciously beautiful boy.  

Feeling the Customer Love

Feeling the Customer Love
It's hard to describe how amazing it is to have someone like my designs enough to buy one of my t-shirts.  I feel a real responsibility to live up their expectations.  When someone ordered a single t-shirt from New Zealand I was amazed.  It was simultaneously awesome and a worry ... what if it wasn't exactly what they'd expected?

Starting a Start-Up

Starting a Start-Up
According to a quick google search, 660,000 new companies were registered in the UK in 2017.   Wow.  Just wow.  The harsh reality is that 8/10 will fail within the first year.  Starting a start-up is the hardest thing I've ever done.

How Scarf Monkey was born

How Scarf Monkey was born
While the rest of the UK is sweltering in boiling humidity, the Scottish Highlands are a balmy 26°C with a lovely strong breeze.  What better time to start Scarf Monkey's blog, to talk about all the ups and downs of starting a new business, and the reasons why it's more than just a business to me, it's a project from the heart.