My Love Letter to Milton Keynes

My Love Letter to Milton Keynes

In 2014, we migrated from our tiny cathedral city in North Yorkshire to the UK’s most famous 20th century New Town  – Milton Keynes. Before our move, plenty of people felt able to ‘prepare’ us for what we could expect in our new home. “Roundabouts”,...
Networking – Magic for your Small Business

Networking – Magic for your Small Business

Years ago my Dad told me that the key to success is not what you know, but who you know. I was quite peeved by that thought, because I was working hard at school to know things, and I didn’t know that many people. Plus, as a natural introvert, I didn’t feel overly...
What was your very first job?

What was your very first job?

My first job was in 1992. I was 14, and became a waitress in a family-run restaurant in a little North Yorkshire market town. My trial week earned me £1.50 an hour, which rose to £2 an hour once I’d made the grade. I did this every Saturday and most holidays until I...
Why Use a Copywriter?

Why Use a Copywriter?

On meeting a few different people recently, and introducing myself as a copywriter for small to medium businesses, I’ve been interested to note that I’ve been asked the same question – “so, what do you actually write for them?”. It’s a fair question. Writing the...
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