From the first moment Theo retweeted our twitter feed has gone mental, we never dreamed that such a positive step forward would be achieved before we hit 7 months old! It is great to feel part of a supportive network who really know what it is all about.
After spending 25 years working in IT for financial service organisations I wanted a change and began helping my wife grow her business based on one of her passions. Last year we decided it was my turn to start a business that would enable me to make my dreams come true. Being a fan of real ale and supporting local food and drink producers the solution was obvious - a real ale shop that focuses on the quality and diversity available in our own county. On 29th September 2012, Yorkshire Ales opened its doors and I have never looked back!
Do not try to be all things to everyone, focus on your specialism and stick to it.
A quote that rings true in our house - 'Whatever you can do, or dream you can, BEGIN IT! Boldness has genius, power and magic in it (Goethe)