The Super Humans of 2017

Every December since 2011, I have been publishing an annual list of people who have had positive impact on my life in the previous 12 months and, in my opinion, deserve an award for their greatness. These are the super humans who have shaped my life and brought me joy and inspiration - I want... Continue Reading →

The life of a part-time blogger

Not all blogs are created equal, but they are often viewed as if they are, without any thought to the status of the person doing the blogging. Not status as in "award-winning", but status as in "part-time" or "full-time". Not everyone runs their blog as a job, or wants to, and this affects not only... Continue Reading →

The view from a career crossroads

Five years ago today, I published a blog post about starting a part-time Master's course. A lot has happened since then and I've, understandably, been spending some of my time post-graduation looking at how this qualification could lead me to a new career path. After finishing my first degree, I had absolutely no idea what... Continue Reading →

5 life lessons from Spaced

I figured that if '5 life lessons from...' was going to be a series on this blog, the next show I had to address would have to be what is possibly my favourite television programme of all time. Despite the fact there are only 14 episodes of less than thirty minutes each, Spaced had a... Continue Reading →

Review: Classes at the School of Life

Back in 2010, I went along to a class at The School of Life and spent an evening pondering what types of work I would enjoy. It was interesting focusing on tasks, workplace environments and types of careers in a way that I hadn't done since school - looking at what might be fulfilling rather... Continue Reading →

The Outfit I Will Never Wear Again

I never thought I'd miss that navy blue polyester dress. Every time I buckled the skinny belt around my waist, it felt like I was leaving my individuality in my bedroom. Even though I brought my own twist to the uniform as much as I could, through my jewellery and how I styled my hair... Continue Reading →

Talking about mental health

It's not something I've really talked about but, in recent months, I have felt so overwhelmed that I started to feel physical effects from the stress. Work was hectic, I had lots of side-projects on the go and fitting general life-admin around a social life was proving to be more and more difficult. Making an... Continue Reading →

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