1 June

Pitch & Presentation

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Now as print experts, we are used to printing pitch documents at short notice, making sure the content is presented beautifully.  When one of our agency clients asked to get involved in their client’s latest pitch, it was different to say the least. Whilst there was some printed collateral included, postcards, menu offers, seed packets, […]

5 May

Giving Back….

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I was asked last year, after doing some fundraising, to be a trustee of a local charity Alex’s Wish.  The charity has been on my radar since it was created in 2010 by Emma & Andy Hallam (I know a bit confusing!).  Their son Alex was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy just after his third […]

21 April

Always a different way….

…… to read…!  I’ve discovered audio books!  I love to read, the only real time I get is before bed, which often means, I’ve fallen asleep after a couple of pages and I’m not entirely convinced this is the best time to ‘learn’.  I spend a lot of time in the car, so I have […]

1 March

How to be really productive

I just LOVE this book.  By a lady called Grace Marshall, whom I met through networking, it’s a truly USEFUL book.  Sometimes business and personal development books are very thought provoking but don’t always give clarity on how you can put the advice into practice – this book does exactly that! The chapters are broken down […]

12 February

Bread & Butter

I’ve just finished reading this book by Tim Roupell.  His story of building a business from making a few sandwiches a day in the basement of a friends shop to now producing 50,000 sandwiches a day, employing 230 people and turning over nearly £14m a year. It’s a really honest account of the highs and […]

4 January

Happy Birthday Jesse Dog

Jesse Dog has been a regular feature at Monkey HQ and see turned two on new years eve – Happy Birthday Jesse!

21 December

Christmas Always Tastes Good at Monkey HQ

In nearly 9 years of business, our gift to our clients as Christmas usually starts developing some time in September, we try to come up with something creative, fun and nothing too precious!  This year we turned to gingerbread! If you were lucky enough to get one – we hope you enjoyed, if not… maybe […]

23 November

Inspiration Day

I attended a Book Day hosted by the You magazine, now I am certainly not a fan of the Mail on Sunday, but this day hosted by their magazine You, brings together a wide variety of authors, fiction & non fiction.  It’s always inspiring, thought provoking and entertaining! This year Nadiya Hussain & Clare Balding […]

1 October

Web Production

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Thought we’d share some images of a recent project we managed.  The project was a door drop campaign, being distributed to just over 2,500,000 homes.  The production method used a web inline facility, put simply this means plain white paper goes into the machine on a reel and finished product appears at the other end!  I’ve […]

21 September

Mr Adams

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I have loved Bryan Adams for nearly 20 years!  I can’t even remember how I was introduced to him, I suspect it was something to do with a certain song from a Robin Hood film when I was a teenage girl, but I have loved him and his music ever since! I got the opportunity […]