a working weekend…

7 day weeks are no fun anymore. The Sussex Show was busy enough (although not as busy as last year) and working with my son on father’s day was a reward in itself; but my feet hurt a great deal more than they ever have in the past and beating the break even...

1.618 SUSTAINABLE LUXURY FAIR – PALAIS DE TOKYO PARIS

I’m overflowing with pride (I know it’s a sin, but read on) to announce that Aquapax natural mineral water is officially partnering with 1.618 the first ever sustainable luxury fair being held at the Palais de Tokyo, Museum of Modern Art, in Paris from 15 -17...

a video and a vat inspection…

Not quite sure what’s going on when a relatively small business like ours attracts a call from a VAT inspector but that’s exactly what we’ve got booked in for 2pm tomorrow. I guess it’s because we asked for some money back last quarter...

there's revolution in the air…

These words form part of the design across the top of our beautiful new Aquapax carton (thanks again SunHouse) – they are personal and inspired in part by the wonderfully under-recognised poet Mr. Bob Dylan. I wasn’t much into Bob when I was growing up,...

mixing up the news…

Two interesting stories caught my eye this morning – the first being the Blenheim water con; the fraudulent (in my humble opinion) filling of large plastic bottles with tap water and selling them to customers as mineral water. And the second was Gordon Brown’s...

orange customer service '09 style

Any entrepreneurial venture requires complete commitment; this was something that differentiated orange as the upstart challenger brand from their corporate competitors in the early days. I made up my mind when I first stumbled across the brand that I liked what they...