My creative plans for 2017-18

I now have limited spare time, and if I’m alone with my newborn baby, I rarely get to finish anything in one sitting. Meals, writing emails or text messages, thoughts, blog posts…… (ironically at this point I was interrupted…..) So this means I have to focus on a very small number of projects, not dabble…

Helping at Thames Valley Adventure Playground

My 10 years in Rotaract and Rotary

10 years ago, I was President of Maidenhead Rotaract, a club which celebrates its 35th birthday this year. Little did I know the impact it would have on my life, both personal and professional, as well as the amazing world and variety of experiences it would introduce me to. What is Rotaract? Rotaract is a…

5 reasons to go to networking events

So you’ve set up your business, and you spend lots of time on Facebook and Twitter promoting what you do. From time to time someone mentions “networking” to you, and you shudder at the thought, imagining all those dull people in suits with fancy brochures and perfected “elevator pitches” and sales patter. I’ve been networking…