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They Say Every Writer Has a Book Inside Them – This is Mine

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Like most people who write for a living, I’ve long had a novel in mind. The bare bones of the plot have been fermenting in the background for years. But they’ve recently bloomed into something I think could be pretty special. The strangest things deliver inspiration. The decision to actually make a start on a […]

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Kate and Tony’s Big Adventure – Brighton to Devon

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

  “We could always move to the country”, said my husband Tony in autumn 2015. He’d been idly checking property prices outside Sussex, and was blown away by the places we could afford if we sold our ordinary three bed semi. I’d lived in Brighton since coming down south from Middlesbrough to do my art […]

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It’s Scandalous – Tesco Finest Packaging Fail

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

In this day and age, with recycling, re-purposing and waste reduction so crucially important, I’d expect¬†big supermarket brands to minimise the amount of packaging they use. But a packet of Tesco Finest smoked salmon contains a¬†shocking amount of pointless packaging, so much of the damned stuff that I found myself wondering just how ‘fine’ the […]

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Why I’m Deserting Twitter for LinkedIn

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

As a freelance writer, there are only so many hours in a day. I realised long ago that it’s better to focus on one social network and do it properly than spread myself thin over several and never really gain a foothold in any of them. Back in 2011 I joined Twitter on an experimental […]

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Happy Holidays to my Content Creation and Copywriting Clients

| December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again, when I get my electronic pad and pen out and get cartooning. Here’s wishing all my lovely copywriting clients a lovely winter holiday – whether or not you celebrate Christmas – and a happy, successful New Year. Let’s make great things happen in 2017! The same goes to anyone […]

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