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Fifty One Apparel and the link with the Moon Landing !!

Fifty One Apparel and the link with the Moon Landing !!

Fifty Years ago is the anniversary of  the Apollo 11 mission sending a man to land on the moon.  Apollo 11 launched from Cape Kennedy on July 16, 1969, carrying Commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. An estimated 650 million people watched Armstrong's televised image and heard his voice describe the event as he took "...one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" on July 20, 1969.
Fifty One Apparel At Wimbledon 2019

Fifty One Apparel At Wimbledon 2019

Having missed the ballot ( as is the norm ) for Wimbledon tickets it is a BIG shout out to #humbug61 who secured tickets for us.

For such events preparation is everything, I find .....

Determined ? Then Keep to the Script .

Determined ? Then Keep to the Script .

For all of those start ups whose background is not pounds and pence the thought can be overwhelming. You are in the thick of getting to grips with so many aspects of a new business be it defining and designing product, identifying suppliers, working and collaborating with new ‘partners, not to mention ordering paper clips and envelopes. and then  expected to know what our projections for the next 5 years will be. Without historical figures, manual or clairvoyants as guidance – a finger in the air it is .. how terrifying
Some People Want to have that Monday Morning Feeling

Some People Want to have that Monday Morning Feeling

We regularly hear of women wanting to get back into the work place after having a family and the difficulties faced trying to get a footing back on the treadmill.

 

The Positive Impact of Pets

The Positive Impact of Pets

My theory was always fresh flowers and a dog make a house a home and while the flowers can bring a sense of serenity, before they wilt and die, a pet brings completeness. When there is friction at home the pet is often the “go to” for reassurance, a true diplomat and arbiter, non-judgemental and unbiased no matter what the circumstances. It is fair to say the love is unconditional and that, in itself, is a powerful and positive attribute.
We Put Our Susie Scoop Through It's Paces!

We Put Our Susie Scoop Through It's Paces!

We are certainly putting our Susie Scoop through its paces with a quick workout by BFITB. Take a look at how our Susie Scoop did!  
Menopause and Mental Illness - Taboos Addressed

Menopause and Mental Illness - Taboos Addressed

Last week was an amazing week for raising awareness for two very important subjects Mental Health and the Menopause.

BBC launched their week long schedule “ Wake Up to the Menopause.” Information jammed programmes focusing on all aspects of the Menopause be it onset of early Menopause to Menopause in the workplace.

It's All About Control

It's All About Control

For those of us in the UK still holding on to those precious few hours of the Bank Holiday weekend relaxing, reclining or recovering. The overriding sentiments that came out of this weekend’s events was balance and control. In this household anyway.
WOW  - A Nod to Women in Business

WOW - A Nod to Women in Business

This weeks’ blog starts with a congratulatory hand shake to ourselves as earlier this month Fifty One Apparel was awarded the WOW badge from Jacqueline Gold, CEO of Ann Summers.

 

Ayuverda a Practice in Life Balance

Ayuverda a Practice in Life Balance

There is always plenty of guidance for women suffering the menopause and so it was with interest to read about the practice  of Ayurveda, an ancient Hindu 5000 year science which, it seems, is having a resurgence thanks to the interest from high profile celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston. 

It's not what you know - it's what you eat - World Health Day 2019

It's not what you know - it's what you eat - World Health Day 2019

World Health Day 7th April 2019 has a theme of Universal Health. Much has been written this week about the effects of our diet on our life span and...
Collaboration An Essential Element to Success

Collaboration An Essential Element to Success

Several situations have happened this week which has made me think of the importance of the meaning of Collaboration.