A collection of writings about projects, adventures, and general musings. Good to read if you want to get to know me a little better.
So, I packed up the camera bag and we headed out. Out into rain, heavy skies, small breaks.
It’s for them, those we don’t know, will never know, will never meet.
On the 1st, we woke up to quiet. It was still dark when we stumbled around the little cottage, gathering our things and hoping for, finally, a beautiful dawn.
This week somebody asked me if carrying a camera ruins the experience of adventuring for me.
You know when a simple comment leads to an adventure you didn’t quite expect?
A wholly selfish year, and a lot of running before I’m even really crawling.
If you’re seeking to find value in your own work, then it’s time to spend more time creating than trying to ‘hack’ people into seeing your creations.
For the better part of a year, I’ve been swirled up in thoughts of the persona I should now be, so I could become ‘successful’.
Will blue light blocking glasses make a difference?
So, I did anybody would when confronted with a curious child – I showed her the photos and started telling her all about Light Night.
I think back about how it felt to be the subject of a life drawing class. How sitting, standing, laying, naked made me feel liberated.
This week I explored my phone addiction, my sleep patterns, my creativity.
Last week we took a few days out and had an adventure in the new Defender.
There’s a lot of reasons I’m angry, annoyed, frustrated, during any given day.
What does productivity mean to you? And how can you incorporate a change of scenery no matter what your job?
Why make a perfectly decent pair of synthetic shoes but fall at the last hurdle by not being quite sure whether the glue contains animals? Or why make synthetic shoes and put a dash of leather or suede for decoration?
The world is changing and the synthetic options for just about anything are astoundingly good.
In a digital world full of carefully contrived content, it’s hard to feel like you’re being authentic.
Whether you’re in a home office or co-working space, keeping motivation can be tough when you’re working solo.
It’s important to ask yourself the question:
What do you want to get out of networking?
You use your keywords too much, Google takes one look, goes “nope” and blacklists your website into oblivion.
How to find your brand tone and communicate it in a way that makes sense.
Do you want to hire somebody who can’t actually write?
A little more than 14 months ago, I jetted off from England to explore, work, and live across the globe. Vegan worries plagued me, and so I packed thousands of energy bars and a lifetime supply of LUSH Cosmetics into the dilapidated rucksack that was to become my life.
Fifth-wheeling all the way to Malaysia on a motorbike: a recipe for getting stranded, being lost, and, ice-skating?
“You’re going to Malaysia?”
“On a motorbike?”
A beautiful sunset, a vegetarian couple sitting next to me, vegan food, a serene sense of both leaving and coming home.
Your raw chocolate will taste best after 2 days (if they last that long!) as the flavours will really settle and complement each other.
Your raw chocolate will keep up to 10 days in the fridge, and taste even better out of the freezer!
As a school manager, I’ve learned to look through dozens of teacher applications in a day. This does, unfortunately, mean being ruthless in shortlisting candidates purely through their resumes.
It’s known that individuals changing their eating habits are likely to experience cravings for foods they used to use, in Rozalind Gruben’s words, as an ’emotional analgesic’.
Oh yes. No bus. Without phone service, weapons or elven cloaks, we’re stranded. In Mordor. MORDOR.