Yes, it’s that time of year again. The time has come for the mark-makers* to get a little bit [too] merry and celebrate the increasingly imminent Christmas break. So last Friday we put on our best party shoes and celebrated in festive style at the beautiful Four Pillars Hotel in Oxford. Continue reading
Last Wednesday, Nic and Kasia became part of a very special celebration. For these two, going to London is always an exciting expedition, but on this occasion it was more than just a shopping spree, as they joined the charity The SMA Trust for their 10th anniversary celebration.
It is 10 years since The SMA Trust was founded, and since then they have “invested £2.4m in people, projects and places – all united by the common aim of helping to find a cure and treatments for Spinal Muscular atrophy (SMA).” All of their hard work was celebrated last week at the beautiful Spencer House. This historic building, with its unforgettable interiors, made it a perfect setting to celebrate The SMA Trust’s activity and achievements, which not just saves lives but supports families of sufferers across the country.
It can be easy to be oblivious to how much work and thinking goes towards the creation of something, especially when created by an expert. We experienced a similar feeling with our client Woodhouse, who design and manufacture street furniture, lighting, and signage, when Kasia went with them for a tour of London, exploring the urban environments that they have helped to create. We can take our urban spaces for granted, but there is an enormous amount of thought and innovation that goes into making them something memorable.
This year was the second year we entered the West Oxfordshire Business Awards (WOBA), and we were thrilled to come home with the trophy for best use of social media. Inspired by WOBA’s goal of promoting Oxfordshire businesses, instead of going after the award a second time, we have decided to sponsor the award and help with the judging for next year’s event.