I’ve known Renita for a while now. Originally from America, Renita now lives in Wigtown, which the book town in Scotland, with the most stunning views across the estuary. When I’ve performed at the festival, the children have all been whipped up to a frenzy by Renita, who welcomes them in and “settles them down” [...]
I must be mad, but I’m working on an online shop again. I’ve had so many problems with this in the past, I should have learned my lessons, But I’ve found a new shop system called prestashop which is pretty cool.
All online shops have their problems and learning curves. They all have different ways of doing things. Prestashop is french, so it has a certain style about it and a certain amount of confusion. How ever much it is translated, the gallic mind is different and puts things in different places and works on different business analogies. I’m getting there. I keep telling myself that once it is up and running then the hard work is done, but that is not quite the case – there are always updates and security patches to be installed.
Children often ask me at schools where they can buy my books. What they really want is a signed copy – which they can get from a personal store. I’ve decided that I will hold a specific shop stock, so I know when to re-order.