Here we are in March now and things have gotten to be very serious very quickly. I thought I should update you on how things are going in the studio regarding Coronavirus.
At the moment the event I had planned to attend at the beginning of April now has been cancelled. Currently I’m anticipating that The Wool Monty will still go ahead in June but there may be social distancing still in place at that time. It’s something that no doubt will be communicated by the event itself closer to the time. At the moment June seems both a short time and a long way off!
My shop on Etsy is currently still open taking orders. I’ll be trying to consolidate all trips to the post office into one day to minimise the amount of time outside. I use the post offices drop and go service so all I’ll be doing is taking them and leaving them for the staff to process. Once they’ve been processed I get email notification from them. I’m dependant upon sales for my income so I am averse to closing the shop entirely at this time and post is still moving. Even if post stops moving I will still be taking orders and saving them for a time when restrictions on movement are lifted.
I have been doing a lot of administrative work behind the scenes in my Etsy shop. I’m still listing new items and currently you’ll find a combined order discount available. You’ll get 10% off purchases of two item listings, 15% off three and 20% off four.
I’ll be staying home as much as possible during this time and I’d encourage you reading this right now to do the same. I’d also like to thank Royal Mail more than ever with their staff risking their personal safety daily to continue to bring the mail everyday.