Buying British & Handmade

I love taking advantage of worldwide social media to encourage and publicise the success of artists & craftspeople. I also feel that if you want to support British industry the best way you can do that nowadays is to buy locally and/or from small business. There are lots of awesome people who are stepping out…

Lacking Inspiration & Success Jealousy

The above advert on TV actually made me cry a couple of days ago. In part because I actually do tend to cry when I see happy stories and cool successful people. In part because I desperately want to figure out what I’m meant to be doing and be good at it. So first I…

Job-Seeking: Trying to find a specific needle in a pile of needles.

Recently I read an article which described an American Masters-degree holding jobseeker who, in order to grasp what his competition looked like, put a fake job listing on craigslist. Within 24 hours he had received over 600 applications. The people he was expecting for his run of the mill job were graduates, high schoolers, etc….

Caledonians & Creating Websites

Today I once again put on my creative hat and joined my husband in some web design and development. As I tend to be the more artistic of the couple I put together images and layout whilst Bear codes and adjusts and actually does the hard bit. Our aim: firstly to create a site that…

Text From Dog Lives in BIRMINGHAM!!!

Sometimes I’m a little bit weird, my excitment at the fact that a texting Bulldog with a love of bacon lives in Birmingham probably counts as that. I think I may have made it my mission to meet dog while I am here. I will be sneaky, like he teaches. While I’m planning that how…

Just Eat: Worth The Middle Man?

A year or so ago I was introduced to the website Just-Eat by my fast-food-loving husband. It is a site which includes a number of cultures of food, in a range of locations, and allows you to browse the menu and then pay without ever leaving your sofa. Since then it has often been a…