UK Made Luxury Leather Bags The wait is over – steven harkin leather bags

The wait is over

Design and stories down under new life relocating a business social media traveling waiting life

“The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is waiting for someone worth it”.

the long wait

Men are kept waiting…

I kept Steve waiting for almost three months! Oops!

While I was visiting family and friends in Belgium, Switzerland, France, London and Burnham on Crouch, Steve did a bit of catching up with his family and friends in Oz. But his suitcase had been left in London so he had to borrow some warmer clothes for about 5 days!

Steve was left on his own with the Internet!

He was obliged to learn how to use Facebook for himself (phew! one thing I won’t have to do anymore for him: his personal page!).

On top of making handbags to fulfil orders, he had to deal with invoicing, booking couriers and following up deliveries to our customers. It was quite a challenge. A very patient customer summed it up pretty well:

“It is always a problem trying to do business in a new place. What we normally take for granted is just not the same – but we learn quick!!”

In the meantime…

On the other side of the world, I had to learn to do some “heavy” jobs, like a few trips to the recycling centre, check the oil before driving on my own to Brussels and back a few times,…. and deal with one of my phobias: having to drive up hills! The worst being the upper deck on the Channel Shuttle.

 

the backpack photo shoot

In between trips to the continent, I also managed to improve my photo shooting skills with Style and Business Coach, Dreda Van Beer in preparation of my long journey to Australia. I then played a bit with the Pepe backpack and Photoshop as you will see if you follow us on Facebook and/or Instagram.

A lady isn’t kept waiting

I was luckier than Steve and didn’t have to wait too long for my heavy suitcase (which made it to Oz). No big queue at customs (nice guys, no hassle), then a really easy transfer to Domestic Terminal for my last flight to Coffs Harbour. I’ll leave you with these beautiful images I took of our beach the day I arrived. Click the image below to watch a short video on our new location:

Urunga beaches

Good things come to those that wait…..

Now the wait is over, back to business!

 

I’d love to hear your thoughts….All comments are welcome!

 

 

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