In conversation with Giddy Friday’s Izzy McAllister

Ever wonder what it would be like launching your own business? What would you sell/offer? What resources would you need? Where would you even start? For Cardiff-based nail technician Izzy McAllister, the COVID-19 pandemic gave her the room to think about these questions more clearly and put her ideas into action. As a jewellery enthusiast herself, she spent a lot of time scrolling through numerous … Continue reading In conversation with Giddy Friday’s Izzy McAllister

Lockdown, Brexit and reminiscing on the old times: how have the past 12 months impacted Bristol’s record stores?

If you’re living in the UK, you’ll know that it’s already been an entire year since all record stores, alongside other ‘non-essential’ shops, were forced to close their doors. Thanks to COVID, the past 12 months have been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride for record stores across Bristol and, of course, the country. With new rules implemented seemingly overnight, it raised many questions on … Continue reading Lockdown, Brexit and reminiscing on the old times: how have the past 12 months impacted Bristol’s record stores?