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Tools and resources I now can’t work without

Tools and resources I now can’t work without

There are so many valuable resources, sources of information and golden brain nuggets out there, and as freelancers we love to share tips. So this week’s post is about 7 bloody marvellous resources that help me function, give my brain a good old poke when...
The Power of No: Why We Should Say It and Why It Is So Hard.

The Power of No: Why We Should Say It and Why It Is So Hard.

One of the books on my must-read list for 2020 was F**k No by Sarah Knight. I finished reading this a couple of weeks back and now that I have had some time to digest, I have taken the time for reflecting on its impact and whether I do indeed feel more comfortable...
My year in books, and planning for the next

My year in books, and planning for the next

After quite the reading slump earlier in the year, I have finally rediscovered my reading mojo – it appeared to be lurking at the bottom of my hefty crochet pile. I had read a run of books which just didn’t grip me, inspire me, or provide me much impetus to pick...
A compelling must-read and wake up to reality

A compelling must-read and wake up to reality

Last week I chanced upon a book in the airport and from a quick glance, and a spy of some very dry humour, I thought it was something right on my level. I am not normally one to go for books on best seller lists, as I have repeatedly been disappointed by them in the...
Recipe for one pampered pooch.

Recipe for one pampered pooch.

I have never been good at being a girl. I was never one for knowing much about make up, filling a dressing table with toiletries and smelly stuff, and painting my toe nails. I grew up playing every sport I could fit in, living in Adidas pants (remember those popper...