Gadget-mad pair sell toys

PUBLISHED: 19:01 15 January 2010 | UPDATED: 11:34 25 May 2010

A GADGET-MAD Weston pair has set up an online shop selling their favourite boys toys.

A GADGET-MAD Weston pair has set up an online shop selling their favourite boys toys.

Ken Jones and Richard Wood were already successful business partners servicing, repairing and selling surveillance equipment before opening Blue Sky 23, in George Street.

Ken, aged 38, said: "We wanted to move into something a little bit different, which we could manage ourselves.

"Now we are like kids in a candy store as we buy this sort of stuff all the time anyway.

"Some of it is quite interesting."

The duo has contacted companies who took products onto the Dragons Den TV show and began selling their products, such as TrueCall which screens out nuisance calls, the Road Refresher non-spill dog bowl and Bladez remote controlled helicopters.

Ken added: "The name came from the fact we are selling innovative and new gadgets and toys and seemed to fit under the Blue Sky thinking umbrella and it worked well as our post code is BS23 so we just came up with Blue Sky 23."

The company can be found by logging onto www.bluesky23.co.uk

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