It’s fair to say our cleaners Spic & Span (aka Doreen Wilson and Sorrell Wilson – no relation), are not your average cleaners. Sure they clean like the best of them and we employ them on that basis, but they also happen to posses the depth of creative thinking and ability that would see them… Read more »
The Great Christmas Bake Off
To launch PROJECT:PLEDGE we’ve been baking our socks off to help spread some Christmas cheer amongst 80 pensioners in the Cotswolds and bring a Christmas crunch to all our clients. From inspiration to perspiration and occasional desperation, discover the full story below.
So what type of biscuits should we make? How should they be decorated? What flavour are they?… and so the questions continued. We decided to have our own mini Bake Off between the mark-makers to decide the answer to these and many more questions, like, ‘Do real men wear pinnys?’ Overnight Kasia, David, Nic, Mike,… Read more »
This year our Christmas card had to work very hard. Firstly we wanted to wish all our clients a Merry Christmas, but at the same time introduce PROJECT:PLEDGE, our initiative to donate time and skills to great causes throughout 2013. What better way to visualise this than with a pop-up present. “MERRY:MAKING” was used on the… Read more »
Cooking up a storm… Well the great Christmas bake-off almost didn’t happen as, despite all my careful planning regarding logistics, quantities etc, I had overlooked one vital task – buying the ingredients! So at 10.00pm on a cold, Wednesday evening I dragged myself away from the fire and legged it to Tesco for a frantic… Read more »
Who’d have thought the CO-OP supermarket could be so inspiring? I nipped in to get some light brown sugar as Sainsbury’s didn’t have any (The CO-OP isn’t my normal Supermarket of choice. Too far to walk), when I happen to come across the Dr. Oetker range of cake decorating. A little tingle of excitement came… Read more »
When you think of Christmas you generally think of families, presents, parties, Christmas carols, complete self-indulgence and generally having a good time as well as the obvious religious occasion. There is nothing more grounding when you find out that one of your elderly community is not only going to be on their own at Christmas… Read more »