Scotland

New Flavours – The FOAL Chronicles #10

New Flavours   As I sit here on a glorious Edinburgh day in Princes Street Gardens, I thought I would take a bit of time out to write about the launch of our new flavours (and enjoy the sun!). [caption id="attachment_15635" align="alignnone" width="300"] Princes St Gardens in the...

The Start-Up Drinks Lab – The FOAL Chronicles #8

The Start-Up Drinks Lab   This blog sways slightly from core FOAL business, but still super exciting! So, hopefully most of you will have seen the exciting news that FOAL is working with ‘Tongue in Peat’ mixers. We will establish a small scale manufacturing facility in Scotland. If...

Last month’s highlights – The FOAL Chronicles #7

Last month's highlights   Ok, so it’s been over a month since my last blog - apologies. Far from ideal, but I do (sort of) have an excuse…and some advice as a result. I've also summarised some of last month's highlights. So the FOAL website has now made...

Focus on the good stuff! – The FOAL Chronicles #6

Focus on the good stuff!   Not an overly business-focused blog this time around, but given developments across the globe (The Donald, Brexit being triggered, the oldest fish in the world passing away…) I thought I would write down a few good things to maintain a bit...

5 insights 2017 has already provided – The FOAL Chronicles #5

5 insights 2017 has already provided   A short blog this evening outlining some of the insights both FOAL and I personally have taken from 2017 so far: On your own isn't always better Already this year I've been working with a number of businesses and individuals who have...

The FOAL Chronicles #4 – New Year, New FOAL(s)

#4 - New Year, New FOAL(s) Happy New Year! Well, it turns out December was a pretty busy month both socially and from a business perspective. Firstly, apologies for the delayed nature of this blog, I had intended to write over the festive period. However, FOAL cocktails...

The FOAL Chronicles – #3 – Christmas is coming

#3 - Christmas is coming The end of November may seem too early to mention Christmas, but having spent the whole weekend listening to festive tunes I have been well and truly forced into the mood. Plus, let’s be honest, most of you will be putting...

The FOAL Chronicles – #2 – Peaks

#2 - Peaks   Today FOAL is flying down to London. I’m currently sitting on a Ryanair flight from Glasgow to Stansted (picture it – 6’5”, laptop on lap, seated in a Ryanair plane – not particularly comfortable) and going to visit some interesting people in the Big...

The FOAL Chronicles – Number 1 – Time

Time Ever since making the decision to leave a life of accountancy in order to pursue my own business venture - FOAL Drinks - in the world of premium soft drinks, I’ve been trying to find the time to write a short blog to let you...