Monthly Archives: September 2013

Guest Post by Ruth Everard: When Walking Isn’t To Be

September 25, 2013
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Ruth Everard

Foreword by JoJo founder Laura Tenison: We all want our children to be independent don’t we? Last week  when I took my oldest son Ben off to Manchester University and dumped him there I cried on the long drive home. I’m told this is normal behaviour. My tears were those of nostalgia for a...

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Behind the scenes of a JoJo shoot

September 20, 2013
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Behind the scenes of a JoJo shoot

A couple of weeks ago we finished shooting for our Spring Summer 2014 catalogue! Where does the time go?! We’re going to be putting up our Christmas trees before we know it! Myself and the rest of Team JoJo headed down to beautiful Mullion, Cornwall for 2 solid weeks of shooting. I must admit...

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How to Keep Bugs at Bay

September 19, 2013
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keep bugs at bay

It’s time to say goodbye to summer and get out our hats and scarves. Winter is fast approaching and that means flu and snotty noses are on their way. Children are great carriers of bugs, and at this time of year GPs and hospitals will be filling up with sick children with coughs, colds...

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A Day Out at Goodwood Revival

September 16, 2013
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goodwood revival

I don’t believe in the ‘free lunch’. Catholic guilt and a strong sense of morality means that as a business our teams as discouraged from accepting the inevitable invitations which come our way from suppliers. In the past they used to be lavish; centre court at Wimbledon, helicopter ski trips and dinners at the...

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Living Like It’s 1986

September 11, 2013
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blair mcmillan

For many of us, we can (just about) remember life before a world of mobiles, internet and iPods. We often look back and think, “How did we used to cope?” But for one Canadian family, they are doing just that – doing away with modern technology and living like it’s the year 1986. For...

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Flying Nannies: The Real Life Mary Poppins?

September 6, 2013
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flying nannies

With the new school year having just started, many of you will have recently returned from a summer holiday abroad. But, despite the excitement of arriving at a sunny destination for a week or two of fun and relaxation, most parents will agree that travelling with babies and children can be quite challenging, particularly...

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Cake Decorating in Cardiff

September 3, 2013
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Ifan - winner

There was plenty of fun and games in our Cardiff store recently, when the JoJo team held an in-store cake decorating competition. Lots of little customers were keen to get involved, creating yummy cupcakes that looked almost too good to eat! We had a grand total of 24 fabulous entries, but congratulations go to...

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