Suzie Gillespie, 49, co-founder of Moo Hair, East Lothian I wanted to be a hairdresser from a very early age.
The Day I
The day I… made the world’s oldest gin: Jane MacDuff, 57, and son Iain, 38, Renfrew, share their story
With so many gin brands and bottles sitting on supermarket shelves these days, it’s hard to remember a time when the botanical spirit wasn’t everyone’s favourite tipple.
It all started with nappies. After I’d had my first son Billy in 2012, I decided to quit my job managing a pub and become a stay-at-home mum.
It was just after four in the morning and, above our heads, a blanket of twinkling stars illuminated the flat, calm water that stretched out for miles in front.
I had committed to buying Camp Wood without seeing it – and only visited it for the first time a day before the auction.
The day I… won the Women’s British Open: Solheim European team captain Catriona Matthew shares her story
Golf can be a very rhythmic sport – when you’re out there on the green, your mind is on every swing of the club and tap of the ball. You’re focused, determined.
I have always had a love of luxury and in particular a nose for fine fragrance. When I was a child, we used to go to my grandmother’s for Christmas. She loved good perfume. Every year she would give my mother, sister and me each a tiny bottle of Chanel No 5.
The day that changed my life almost happened without me. I was having lunch at the swish central London offices of Good Housekeeping magazine with the other finalists of their First Novel competition.
The day I… started to make Wonky Woolies: Alison Pottie shares the story of her close-knit family business
Alison Pottie, 37, owner of Wonky Woolies
When I was a little girl, I didn’t sit gazing up at the stars, wondering about distant planets and unexplored galaxies.
Whisky has always been a big part of my life.