24 days of Tip-mas

24 days of Tip-mas

A roundup of fab takeaways from the catastrophe that was 2020 2020 has been a disaster, we know this. But there was some joy and fabulousness to be found if you looked closely. Throughout December I shared my tips and discoveries in an advent calendar-like slow...
My ‘average’ working day

My ‘average’ working day

One question I have been asked a few times recently is “what is your average working day like?” And I have to say – there is no such thing for me. There are many self-employed folk who like to have one or two main clients and work solely on that contract until...
Avoiding feast or famine in your freelance business

Avoiding feast or famine in your freelance business

Tips on how to ensure you at least have a bit of a buffet and some snacks Feast or famine is a phrase freelancers are all too familiar with and in this time of empty supermarket shelves, loo roll hoarders and loss of jobs it is particularly poignant. There is little...
Exciting changes ahead for 2019

Exciting changes ahead for 2019

For the past few years I have been working under the name Unlikely Genius as a sole trader alongside my full time jobs. I have always specialised in branding and print design. However, in my full time job I have taken something of a meandering path through a few...