A licence to print money ……!

How many times have I heard this expression since I became a locksmith ......... Countless! It seems that anyone with a trade i.e locksmith, gas fitter, electrician, plumber gets this said to them quite a lot. Why? If the job is done professionally and right, then surely that's a good thing? Not a reason to start haggling over an... Continue Reading →

Reality bites – working alone!

I love having a project to work on. I become obsessed. I spend every waking moment planning, researching, writing notes and thinking of new ideas. When I started thinking about setting up Lady Locksmiths this was no different. Before I even started working as a locksmith I had my logo designed, uniform and van sorted,... Continue Reading →

My first time ….

Quite often when someone needs a locksmith it happens to be in the middle of the night. Now there is no rule that states any locksmith has to be available 24 hours a day and many advertise this with absolutely no intention of leaving their beds during the night. I decided that I was going to... Continue Reading →


As I tell you the story of my locksmith journey its important I tell you about myself as well. I have already covered a small part of my childhood and if you read that post you will realise that my grandparents were a massive part of my life. My Grandma is one of the most important... Continue Reading →

Dealing with tools ….

So, my bright idea to become a locksmith was now a reality. This was it, I was now self employed and still not really having a clue about what I was doing. I fell lucky that a charity I had worked with whilst working for the Police had some funding and provided me with my first... Continue Reading →

Lets rewind a little bit …..

So, we are at the point where I have left my job and I am starting my big adventure as a Locksmith. But lets rewind a bit as I haven't really told you anything about myself yet! Trust me its not that exciting but if we are going to be friends then you should really know a... Continue Reading →

The next step …..

So, its November 2015 and I have just completed a course in the basics of being a locksmith! Did I drive away from this course thinking I was going to set up my business and take over the world? Did I shite! I drove home in tears, in horrendous weather, in rush hour traffic, wondering... Continue Reading →

How it started …

So, here I am, writing my very own blog! How did this ever happen? I am not known for my technical skills, in fact I am not known for much, apart from being a female locksmith. It seems I have chosen a career that attracts a lot of attention, from being interviewed on the radio... Continue Reading →

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