In Support Of The Old-School Blogger

A decade ago blogging was in its infancy. It was all blogspot addresses, photos taken with dodgy smartphones and cupcakes at launch events, but with that came a comforting sense of simplicity and purity. The birth of this new industry…

Knowing Your Worth & Placing Value On Your Skill | Learn To Say No

When I was a little girl, I was frequently told I could do anything I wanted if I put my mind to it. From an early age I knew myself, refused to be told what to do and thought nothing…

How I Take & Edit My Blog Photos: Top Tips To Help Nail …

How To Take Better Blog Photos, From Someone With A Decade’s Experience! Almost a decade ago I knew absolutely nothing about photography. Although I’ve always loved documenting through photos (something undoubtedly inherited from my mother,) I was never great at…

Dark Tourism, Influencer Photoshoots & Storytelling

I’ve always been fascinated by the macabre; it may have started with episodes of Quincy MD and Murder She Wrote as a kid, or watching Seven during a sleepover aged thirteen (still one of my favourite films even though it…

We Need To Have A Chat About Brand-Blogger Relationships In 2019

How To Work Effectively With Influencers For Long-Term Success I’ve been doing this a long time. I launched my blog nine years ago and since then I’ve worked with a huge number of brands to feature thousands of products and…

The Great Instagram Crisis Of 2019: Are You Over-Relying On The Photo Sharing …

It was unexpected. It was overwhelming for many. It resulted in the anxiety levels of influencers across the globe raising exponentially. It was the great Instagram outage of 2019. When I tried to upload an image to my Instagram account…

Five Quick & Easy Ways To Give Your Blog A Refresh

You may have read my post about 2019 being the ‘year of the blog’ or you may have yourself felt the increase in interest, engagement and passion around your favourite sites. You may have realised after last week’s Instagram fall-out…

On The Importance Of Taking Time Off & Letting Your Mind Have Space

I’ve never been able to sit still for long; a ‘quiet’ moment is usually filled with checking my email ‘just in case’, scrolling social media, editing a picture or googling random facts about serial killers. My multi-tasking is getting ridiculous,…

Are Sponsored Instagram Apps Ruining The Influencer Landscape?

There’s no doubt that Instagram has become a leading platform for creativity and an unparalleled hub of influence. What may have started as a platform to showcase those arty travel shots quickly (in wider context of digital media) became a…

Will 2019 Be The Year Of The Blog? Why I Think They’re …

It’s been nearly a decade since I started writing about stuff on the internet, which makes me feel quite decrepit in a digital world full of young hot things selling a lifestyle my teenage self thought only existed for members…

Is Social Media Giving Us Unrealistic Festive Expectations?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You’ve trimmed the tree, started to wrap your presents, stocked up on mince pies and warmed up the mulled wine; you’ve highlighted all the shows you want to watch over the holidays…

Become A Better Blogger & Start Making Money: My ‘Be A Blogging Superstar’ …

When I started blogging back in 2010, there was no ‘rule book’ to follow. We were all winging it a little bit (okay, a lot!) and carving our own paths without really knowing what was ahead; none of us started…


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