Author Archives: Thousand Mile Road

About Thousand Mile Road

I am a mum and a childrenswear designer. My company is Thousand Mile Road - kids by nature. I design and make natural clothing for children. I am currently using supersoft merino wool and organic cotton. My small collection of garments consists of close fitting long sleeved tops, leggings, singlets, hoodies. Currently working on a summer range and a winter range thinking of both Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

Goals progress so far

I have made progress on my business goals for 2011! Go Thousand Mile Road! Firstly, I purchased a camera, the best one I have ever had. My old film camera, Canon EOS  SLR of old, used to be the best but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Christmas, Holidays and planning for 2011

Well, it’s high time I started reblogging on here. It’s been months since an update. I have been busy earning money for Christmas and the holidays by doing some outwork. I have been sewing hats, sewing for another designer and … Continue reading

Posted in Goal setting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Check out my new page – inspirational images

Today is just a short post as I have just spent a ridiculous amount of time creating a new page of inspirational images that have influenced the collections that I am designing at the moment. I have finished all my … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirational images, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On Reaching New Summits

There is something to be said for publicly announcing your goals. It has certainly worked for me. The knowledge that people are out there and watching my progress, silently cheering me on (however many or few there are) is great … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Have you finished your action plan yet you ask?

Well great news! I have been trucking on. It’s great what a little goal setting can do to one’s motivation! I have finished the goals, split them up into tasks, the ‘by who’ and the ‘by when’ columns of my … Continue reading

Posted in Action Plans | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Goals and Action Plans

In March this year I completed a (very good) free business growth and development course through Te Wananga O Aotearoa . When I started to thinking how much I had to do and wanting to quantify it somehow, I recalled … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment


I have long thought that sharing a goal with others helps provide a push, an accountability, to complete that goal. Working alone can be hard, really hard. Noone is with you, providing that natural push that comes with working with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment