Starting a new business is time consuming and involves much planning and I’m being very strict with myself making sure I do my best not to get distracted. However, I made the mistake of picturing in my head a scene involving a cafe, nice coffee, a business magazine and a quiet read; all as a result of popping into town on the way home from the school run to pick up some bin bags, which of course we desperately needed….and drop the charity bags off to Age UK. As the charity shop didn’t open for another forty minutes too, it was the perfect excuse to have a little treat!
The first coffee shop I went to wasn’t accepting cards for payment temporarily, so with no cash, I crossed over to the other coffee shop. Robert Dyas also wasn’t open for the bin bags, so I thought I’d get the magazine first then the bin bags, then sit and have a read until the charity shop opened. However, WH Smith also wasn’t open, so I wondered slightly aimlessly up and down the road waiting, feeling a bit incongruous. And then it started to rain.. Continue reading