A Funeral Director may not be the most obvious career choice, but for Karen Foster and Ron Grills, it’s the most rewarding occupation they can imagine.
When Robert Ford announced he was opening a secondhand book shop in Seddon Village, he was met with an overwhelming response of incredulousness.
Many of his friends and peers thought it was a risky move in a digital era with kindle and e-books on the rise and huge overseas retailers undercutting the market.Read More
Nat West established her then-solo dog grooming operation in Seddon in 2000, and at that time she says you could have “shot a cannon down the street”.
She took a punt on a shopfront with cheap rent in an area that had not yet ‘come up’, and which was home to a milk bar and not much else. It’s a stark contrast to the thriving village it is now, and she admits it took some time to feel established.Read More
When Julia Day turned 40 she decided she needed a career change. After 20 years as a speech pathologist and researcher, she took a completely different direction and started her own cookie business. She’s now the proud owner of Seddon-based Miss Biscuit, originally a producer of cookies but which now teaches hundreds of people each year how to make and decorate cookies using royal icing.Read More