I had literally been amping myself up for participating in IJL for more than five years, so in reality was I ever going to be able to deal with the stress? Probably not. Shows since have been a much more relaxed affair. I even did a trade show in Harrogate on the train (yes, I do need to pass my driving test).
I was invited by Appear Here to take part in their Up Market pop up in the Bullring, Birmingham. The Up Market has been created to celebrate the little guys, it's a rotating pop up designed to bring high end designers, makers and creators to some of the UK's best shopping destinations.
Using a measuring tape, cutting a hole from a sheet of paper and wrapping a piece of string around your finger are all very ingenious ways of measuring your finger but they're unlikely to give you an accurate size reading.