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Mannequins and Wax at Belleva

I have a fear of deadlines. Years ago, I used to design, sell and hire out mannequins. They were not the easiest things to package and deliver. Human size. A little like working in a morgue but within the fashion sector. I had to ensure the mannequins were delivered to venues, then dressed accordingly and […]

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Candy Floss Wax Melts Coming Soon

These could be the best melts at South Shore Soap Company so far. Basically there is a formula to making melts if you want them to be long lasting in terms of scent and cuteness. Sometimes melts look flaky or the added mica forms clumps. Whilst others may not notice, the flaws of badly made […]

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A Treat to You from Me

I think we all struggled with lockdown. I run a bed and breakfast and to be honest for a while I enjoyed ‘me’ time. What with opening a new hotel across the street and wondering how to escape the lease from where I am still at – the stress at times was overwhelming. So, making […]

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Blackpool! Are we ready for Porter Girl

We’ve got this one coming to see us in July 2021. She may even leave a few signed books lying around the rooms … sort of like a treasure trail but with twists and turns … perish the thought. No seriously this is not a working purpose blog. Friends don’t need to do that. Lucy […]

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Alright!

Spent the last few weeks preparing for the summer. Lock down for me was a great opportunity to get the websites sorted out, plus craft about the place during all hours, with wax and soap! Now it’s more about getting some kind of order to open a hotel. It is not about a sense of […]

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