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The joy of working together

Freelance writing can be a lonely affair.  My own freelance writing journey has certainly had its isolating moments.  Yet one thing is for sure, the joy of meeting and working with some amazing fellow writers has made such a difference to my journey. Here are three of my favourite writing colleagues. Freelance writing with Lauren […]

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Happy Christmas – and Happy Trees!

Someone else has a passion for Trees Trees are very much on my mind again.  Not just Christmas Trees (or my freelance tree).  I’ve discovered that someone famous has the same passion for Trees as I do.  Judi Dench.  Did anyone else see her on TV talking about Her Passion for Trees? Lucky her.  She […]

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Creativity. What is it?

Q: What is creativity?   A: The relationship between a human being and the mysteries of inspiration.  I read this quote today.  It stands alone at the front of a book called Big Magic.  Written by Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic explores our relationship with creativity.  Something I find fascinating. Back in 2007 I started writing blog posts […]

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Words of the Week – Twitterpated vs Atrabilious

Are you feeling twitterpated today?  Or are you feeling frabjous? These two words popped up on Dictionary.com last week and immediately caught my eye.  Before I looked up their meanings I tried to guess.  Could twitterpated mean a ‘twitter overload’ and frabjous something along the lines of a new fruit juice? No.   Twitterpated means excited or overcome by romantic […]

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Word of the week – JUGGLING

My job is all about ‘words’ and making ‘words’ work in my role as Web Content Writer. This week’s Word of the Week is ……. JUGGLING I suddenly realised this week how important the word juggling is to me. I spend most of my days juggling.  Not in the physical sense of juggling balls, plates or sticks […]

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Time…..

I’ve been thinking about ‘time’ a lot as yet another year draws to an end. According to Psychology Professor, Ronald E Riggio ‘routine makes time go faster, and unique and memorable events slow down time’.  And so, if we want to ‘slow down’ time and make our Christmasses (or every day) last longer, we need to […]

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Creative thoughts CAN make things happen

Two things on my ‘to do’ list for 2014 have already happened. And I firmly believe it’s because I’ve been thinking often enough, hard enough, and creatively enough about them since 1st Jan. The first one was treating myself to a special outfit to wear for teaching my Nia classes.  This being even more important […]

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