Floral Chandelier

Floral Chandelier

Withamside House is a popular location for fashion shoots and tomorrow’s shoot has a ‘garden party’ theme. I offered a hand or two with the preparation, making use of some props in the garden…

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Champion freelance advice

Champion freelance advice

The first time I tried this, the inexperience left me tired, poor and unhealthy. It was a valuable experience but one that majorly stressed me out. This time around, I was determined to make it work for me…

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Break through Writer’s Block

Break through Writer’s Block

Sitting in front of a blank word document, in my experience, is the worst thing you can do. That, and giving yourself a deadline of course, closely followed by a migraine. Nothing like a bit of pressure to replace any thought processes with pure panic!…

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Light-hearted actors who go heavy

Light-hearted actors who go heavy

Yesterday I watched a film called Philomena, where Steve Coogan played a more serious role of a political journalist called Martin Sixsmith. If you’ve labelled Coogan as an actor you won’t like, I highly recommend that you give this film a try…

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Take a seat at the fuck-up table

Take a seat at the fuck-up table

Parents awkwardly grasping for a few of your positive personality traits? Yeah, well, better come sit with me over here at the fuck-up table then. There are, however, many benefits to sitting at this table…

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Don’t give up on the creatives

Don’t give up on the creatives

It makes me sad that so many industries, I suppose the medical one in particular, rule out creative problem-solvers from their team. That’s what creative people do; they solve problems and find a solution in a way that nobody else would think of…

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Show me a sign

Show me a sign

Isn’t it funny how the universe seems to be full of signs sometimes? Like when you’re mulling over a new haircut and then suddenly you’re surrounded by a sea of glamorous bobs? Or have you ever missed a bus only to…

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