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You Should Know Her: A Podcast

If you’ve been following my blog you’ll know all about the You Should Know Her series. For a long time now (longer than I’d like to admit!) I’ve been working on producing it as a podcast. (If you don’t know about it, you can…

July 20, 2018
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Shop Independent: A Christmas Gift Guide

I love Christmas. There, I’ve said it. I love it. The music, the tatty, fusty tinsel that coms out year after year, the twinkly lights, the cheesy films; the promise of that perfect Christmas day.…

December 4, 2017
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Our Weekend Wanders: Reawick beach

Living somewhere like Shetland can be difficult. Having grown up here, I never thought I would settle at home. It felt too small, too parochial, the weather and long dark winters drove me insane and I often felt bored, frustrated with the lack of…

July 7, 2017
Dealing with life pressure

Creative blocks and dealing with pressure

There are lots of blog posts I want to write. Lots of creative ideas are buzzing around my head, sparked off from other bits of things I’ve heard or read lately.…

April 14, 2017
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On opinions

This has been a strange week, as national politics go. “Strange” doesn’t really cut it, I know, but I can’t find any other word.…

March 31, 2017