finding my zen with spaseekers and the westerwood hotel;

I can never figure out if I’m the ideal candidate for some spa time, or if I’m the complete opposite. Or so I found myself…

culture consumption: august 2017;

So this is usually the column in which I round up the great and the not-so-great things I have read, watched and listened to in…

freelance mondays: budgeting tips for savvier saving;

As much as I stand by my raves about flexible working, and my belief that anybody for whom it is an option should look into…

last year’s postbox: mystery retro goody boxes from the retro store;

When I read about vinyl being “collectable”, I always agree. I know this because I bought my first records before I had anything to play…

freelance mondays: redefining the ‘f’ word;

It’s been almost three months since I switched to a four-day working week after taking advantage of my right to request flexible working. Which means…

culture consumption: june 2017;

Both creatively and professionally, June was a pretty fantastic month for me. The amount I earned through my blog, freelance journalism and consultancy work hit…

meaningful, one-of-a-kind gifts by twenty fingers;

In a world where a multi-million pound self-help industry has been constructed around the concept of “sparking joy”, I sometimes wonder if my mum missed…