Luckily I have had bags of confidence in my life. There have been certain situations where I might have been shy, or quiet, but mostly I would say that I am a confident, outgoing, chatty and friendly person. Which has helped me a lot in life. I was one of those people (at work) who didn’t mind standing in a room full of people and presenting to them.…

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Something has happened to me this week. Something very exciting. I secured a job. A blogging-related job. It’s freelance work, writing. It doesn’t sound all that much, but for me this is HUGE. Big news. Very special.

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Naively, when I started blogging I thought it was just a case of sitting down at the laptop, writing some text, and then adding any image to hand. However there is FAR MORE to it than that. One aspect that I completely overlooked when embarking upon blogging, was that of photography. And just how important good photographs are, in a blog post. It sounds really obvious when you…

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In November 2014, I did something quite brave. I went to a blogging conference (hosted by the fabulous Mumsnet) to meet hundreds of people I’d never, ever met before. Sure, I had chatted to them all on-line, numerous times…but never actually met them. Not been able to put a ‘real’ face to a name. How did it go?…

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Yes OK, there are thousands and thousands of blogs out there. It’s also super competitive and requires a lot of hard, hard work to maintain. However, there are some really fantastic things about blogging and being a blogger (that I have found from personal experience). I’m still going, and so are lots of other bloggers, and so something must be keeping us all motivated day…

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You may have noticed (if you are on Twitter), that every Friday I do a ‘Friday-blog-shout-out’. This is a tweet, which contains a blog that I have either just discovered, or been reading for some time, to share with my followers. I started it because there are so many fantastic and diverse blogs out there – and I wanted to share some love for the truly…

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