"We started the happy pear as a veg shop in 2004 age 24 to try to create a happier, healthier world and build community. We have over 1 million followers across all our social channels including nearly 30 million views on our youtube channel. We have a farm, coffee roastery, studio for filming and love what we do!"
Read our interview with Health & Beauty Writer Camilla Hewitt. She shares some amazing images caught whilst being an incredible open water swimmer. Discover how Camilla is coping with lockdown on the Isle of Wight.
Originally from the Netherlands, Sophia is a fashion and portrait photographer working between London and New York. Her intimate aesthetic is defined by her use of film and natural light. She works on editorial and commercial projects with brands and creatives.
Fashion Director at Bergdorf Goodman and Friend of Begg & Co, Bruce Pask. Bergdorf Goodman is a luxury department store based on Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Read our Q&A with Bruce Pask and learn more about his working from home routine and fashion tips.
Massimo is the CEO of Lanecardate and is very passionate about his job, his employees and his family. As CEO of Lanecardate he leads from the front, very customer focused and an amazing friend of Begg & Co. His love and passion for his job shine through in our Q&A with Massimo.
"My job, along with my team is to procure high-quality raw material (wool and Mohair) from all the major producing countries in the world. We have offices in Sydney and Melbourne, and representatives in Western Australia (Fremantle), New Zealand (Christchurch) and South Africa (Port Elisabeth)." Read some amazing industry insight and Andrew also delivers a fresh take on dealing with the current situation we all face just now.
Style Blogger and Content Creator - Rachael Clifton
"Taking one day at a time, trying my best to stay positive and enjoy the slower pace and time at home over the next few weeks and months. Having time to think straight, read, take afternoon baths and do everything on my to-do list feels pretty good!"
Joshua Atkins is a portrait and events photographer based in Kent, taking commissions throughout the UK. Joshua has worked with clients including Rough Trade Records, Tate Modern and Converse, and his work has been featured in publications such as GQ, Vogue and Financial Times.
Joe Earley is a creative based in Rochester, Kent who runs Soil and Solder out of his home workshop. Soil and Solder is a small self-established business making Geometric terrariums with recycled glass.
Gordon is a commercial photographer mainly working in design and advertising, based in Glasgow, Scotland. We interviewed Gordon and he told us how he is working from home and adjusting to a temporary new norm. Gordon also shared his photo diary with us. Check out Gordon's takeover playlist below.
We spoke with our neighbour at Arran Aromatics about life on the Isle of Arran during this time and what they are doing to help. Andrew gave us an insight into his daily routine as we adjust to this temporary way of living.