Congratulations to Bar Burrito, one of our This Water stockists, who won the award for healthy and sustainable eating at the recent awards. Fiona, Sarah Jane and I were lucky enough to go to the launch party, where we tried delicious cocktails made from Tuaca Italian liquor. Check out the fancy fruit and veg receptacles.
During the festival I manned a stall at the Chorlton Fringe event, together with some our stockists including Chorlton Wholefoods and the Barbakan. There was beer from Bolton, served by Pi and beautiful home wares for sale from the boys at Pad. This is me with the beautiful Mirabelle, who had her face painted like a cat.
If you look closely you’ll notice the woolly hat on the stand next to the fridge. I was hoping Badly Drawn Boy might pop along as he lives nearby. I met the beanie wearing musician recently after a packed out Manchester gig. What a lovely chap he is. He said he’d design a hat for our Big Knit campaign.
Unfortunately I didn’t see BDB again, but there was a beautiful backdrop of folk music in the form of local lad Aron, aka Petty Thief.
Thanks to all those who got involved in the event and helped us raise money for Food 4 Us, part of the WHIZ project that offers a range of activities to young people in a deprived part of South Manchester.
By 'our Vic' in the Manchester office (our because she works for us and because she's from 'tup noth). Vic is pictured above with Badly Drawn Boy.