Esa Evans is our Woman in Progress this week. She is an artist and founder of her jewellery brand of gorgeous limited edition collections and fashion and charity collaborations. We discovered Esa on Instagramand instantly coveted her “females unite” necklace (which arrived in the post box shortly after thanks to her kindness #gifted!). We were taken with her clever mixing of message and style and keen for her to join our wonderful Women in Progress.Read More
This week we have Alexandra Olivier, co-owner of Restaurant Twenty Two in Cambridge as our Woman in Progress. If you live anywhere near Cambridge, or anywhere in east Anglia really, and haven’t eaten at Restaurant Twenty Two, then you really are missing a trick and a glorious meal. Along with an insight into career change, being an employer and her plans for the future, Alex has advice on the importance of switching off and how being a Woman in Progress is just a woman doing the best she can in the circumstances she faces and trying, as much as possible, to enjoy life along the way.Read More
Our Woman in Progress this week is Tessa Kiros, food writer and lover of travel. Tessa has written several award-winning cookbooks about food from all over the world. Her book ‘Falling Cloudberries’ is one of my favourite cookbooks - and I own A LOT. I fell in love with the cover, and even more in love with the writing and recipes (I make the slow-roast greek lamb from this all the time). If you don’t already have one of Tessa’s books, please do treat yourself to one. They're so evocative of places and memories, and are full of truly brilliant recipes and stories. We’re thrilled Tessa’s agreed to be our Woman in Progress this week.Read More
This week’s Woman in Progress is someone we haven’t yet met in real life, but pretty much stalk anyway as we’re always following in her wake around the loveliness of Cambridge as seen on her Instagram feed. Katie Underwood is, in her own words, a food lover and restaurant professional, now carving out her own path in the industry around her 3 kids, with her PR and social media business. And the access she has to Steak & Honour burgers…not that we’re jealous or anything. Her interview is such a great one - do check it out!Read More
Finding my thing: exercise, weight training specifically and how it isn’t just about my body or even my mood (though positive changes are a welcome bonus). It’s about having something that is mine. Something I do entirely for me, and my own enjoyment. The motivation for a different dress size is not the driving force anymore, I am. I’m pushing myself and excited to see what I can do.Read More
It might have been a while, but our desire to tell stories of fellow women in progress hasn’t stopped, and we’re finally back to it. We’re really chuffed that this week’s Woman in Progress is Lady Bakewell-Park, also known as Becky, who we’ve been following on Instagram for ages now for her joyful, witty, and delicious biscuits. Her interview is a belter.Read More
Is it ok to just ‘not’ for a while?
We’ve been quiet of late. If ‘of late’ can reasonably be translated as more than six months and not just a few weeks. The blog has gone un-updated. Our Instagram feed stayed silent.
To be fair, no one has noticed. And that’s eased our mild guilt about it. But really there’s been no room for it. It hasn’t been the right time. So we’ve just not done it. Not said anything. Not pointed it out. Just ‘not’.
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