Scarf Monkey's Blog

Feeling the Customer Love

Feeling the Customer Love | Scarf Monkey
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 | Scarf Monkey
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 | Scarf Monkey
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.