Are you self-employed, work from home or other remote worker based in west Cornwall (specifically Falmouth and Penryn area)? Are you fed up with working alone with only your four walls for company? Why not come along to Cornwall's newest Jelly event? What is a Jelly? The digital economy and remote working have led to… Continue reading UK Jelly Work From Home Group Falmouth and Penryn!
I've mentioned it in a couple of posts already that I had a children's Christmas themed book due out later this year. I can now reveal to you that this novella length book will be released some time in October and goes by the title of The Christmas Goblin. It is aimed primarily at 8-11… Continue reading The Christmas Goblin is Coming
At the end of April, I was stunned to receive an email from a long-standing client on a Thursday morning announcing that once I'd fulfilled that week's commitment, my services would no longer be required, The speed of its ending was the biggest shock. But soon I was hit with another sobering thought - how… Continue reading What to Do After Losing a Big Contract
Holidays come and go far too quickly, don't they? Why do they always feel shorter than a working week despite being longer? Anyway, part 1 of my photography through Northumberland a couple of days ago covered Alnwick Gardens, Holy Island, and a visit to Newcastle United's home ground. In this second part, we'll visit a… Continue reading Photography Through Northumberland Part 2
I've not written on this for a little while. Granted, I've not written much on this blog as of late. But I want to give you an update on how my photography skills are progressing. In a post from April, I wrote about learning all the new photography terms and concepts for my new DSLR.… Continue reading Photography Through Northumberland Part 1
I've been quite bad at keeping this blog up to date over the latter end of spring. 2018 has been a tough year in several ways. But now, having just returned from a holiday to the northeast of England, I feel refreshed, recharged and ready to go again. Coming back to a lovely and warm… Continue reading Why Freelancers Should Take a Holiday Every Year
Baffled by balls? Confused by cards? Can't tell your offside from backside? Have no fear. I'm here to give you definitions of footballing terms you might be coming across in the current exciting 2018 tournament. Whether a football virgin or wanting to brush up on the lingo of the modern game, use this handy guide.… Continue reading World Cup 2018 Bluffer’s Guide Glossary
On Friday, citizens of all European Union member states woke up to a new regulation to protect their data. It had been building for weeks; no doubt most of you had received requests in your inboxes for permission to continue to hold your data from organisations you'd long given up trying to unsubscribe. There is some… Continue reading Angry About GDPR? Don’t Be – It’s There to Protect You
Here is a fun game... Based on your date of birth, what's your Star Wars name? While you're at it, tell me what school you attended? Where were you born? Where did you get married? Where was your honeymoon? What are the birth years of your mother, you, and your first child? What does this… Continue reading How to Avoid Being a Willing Hack Victim
It's considered the first ever proper modern science fiction novel. 200 years after it was first published, it still manages to wow audiences. It's been reinvented more times than Madonna but a resurgence a few years ago means we are once again craving the timeless tale. It all began when Danny Boyle adapted it for… Continue reading Frankenstein is 200 Years Old: What is it About?
The spring usually gives me pause for thought about what to do for the rest of the year and this blog is no different. A few posts back, I announced I was looking at offering professional photography as a possible business side venture. Since that blog post, I've thought a great deal about my brand.… Continue reading How Do You Like the New Blog Design? (May 2018)