Having written copy for many years now, I know that the key to copywriting success comes down to finding out and understanding as much as possible about a client’s business, their product or service, their customers and competition. My fail safe way of doing this (beside my own research), and covering everything needed to get … Continue reading Questions I ask my clients before I start copywriting
I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen! Our supply of delicious Deliciously Ella sweet potato brownies (for my sugar free February challenge) are no more, so I thought I’d have a go at making some sugar-free* flapjacks. *Technically, these flapjacks aren’t completely sugar free as they contain 1) maple syrup and 2) squished banana and a … Continue reading My vegan, dairy & sugar free flapjacks
So Dry January is over. I did it! A big tick and gold star to me! I can officially have a swig sip of my favourite gin! Why the Dry January challenge? Well … it’s a well known fact amongst my family and friends that I enjoy a drop or two of Mother’s Ruin. I’m … Continue reading Dry January – how was it?
WHY AM I DOING SUGAR FREE FEBRUARY? As I bathe in the smug glow of having successfully achieved Dry January, and having found I do actually have some kind of restraint and willpower, I’ve decided to throw myself in to Sugar Free February. I don’t think I have a massive sweet tooth (I do love … Continue reading Going sugar free this February?
Inspired by many recent campaigns and programmes highlighting environmental and ecological issues, it’s time for me to properly ditch all harmful cleaning products in our home. Instead, I’m now switching to natural and environmentally friendly ones. However (ashamedly), I’m a bit new to this world so I’ve done a little research to find brands that … Continue reading Environmentally friendly cleaning brands
Having made it to mid-January without a drop of alcohol (the longest I’ve gone without a G&T for years – literally), and determined to see Dry January through until the bitter end (16 days and counting …), I’ve decided to create 11 further month-long challenges. Why? Well a) because having an end in sight is … Continue reading 2018: 12 months, 12 challenges
Ok, so I’m not particularly known for being green-fingered or a natural gardener amongst my friends and family – which means I’m definitely not an expert horticulturist. But I do love food! I do love using fresh ingredients and creating new recipes, and I do come from a family of small-holders and grown-your-own’ers. So as … Continue reading Starting an allotment – some tips!
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Sometimes it can actually be quite hard to know where to start when you want to begin something new; a new habit, a new journey, a new way of doing things, a new project … For me, this year, a new thing I want to start is to become much more proactive in supporting organisations … Continue reading Plastic free campaigns you need to know about
The screening of Blue Planet 2 has been such an eye opener in so many ways; not only have we been introduced to beautiful, amazing creatures and their habitats, but sadly, we’ve also become blatantly aware of the devastating impact plastics are having on our seas, oceans and the creatures who call it home. Watching … Continue reading 5 easy ways to go plastic free today!
As 2017 draws to a close, I find myself making final Christmassy plans, catching up with family and friends, and pondering a little on what this last year as brought me. So I thought a little round up to remind myself of some of the positive things that have made 2017, for me: Moving to … Continue reading My 2017 round up – some of what I’ve learnt!
We’re loving life here in south-east Cornwall and so excited for our first official Christmas here! We have some serious exploring to do though as there’s loads going on and the kids want to join in with everything … budget limitations mean nothing to kids ha! So, anyway, I thought I’d jot down 12 fabulously … Continue reading The 12 days of (a Cornish) Christmas