What’s in a name? The Rise of Personalisation

Personality drives everything these days. Think of the best bloggers, influencers - they’re successful because they have a brand, an identity. Can you imagine Zoella being called Sally? No, her name is synonymous with her YouTube channel and blog. And, if you're a blogger reading this - or just if you were born post-1990 - … Continue reading What’s in a name? The Rise of Personalisation

Why, where and how to register to vote for the 2017 General Election

Please, please, please, please, please - if you do anything today, sign up to vote. WHEN IS THE DEADLINE? Your deadline to register online is 23.59 GMT on Monday 22 May. So GET ON IT, it really doesn’t take long. https://twitter.com/YourVote_UK/status/862300096691658752 HOW DO I VOTE And, if you don’t do it online, you can fill out … Continue reading Why, where and how to register to vote for the 2017 General Election

If you’re always running late, you’re actually quite rude

We’ve all got that one friend. https://giphy.com/gifs/disney-alice-in-wonderland-late-dZd2D5Da1954I   They’re late for everything. They'll bluster in hours after the social event, perhaps with an apology, sometimes (frustratingly) not. Even when you invite them an hour before everybody else, they’re still late. You end up eating your dinner before they even arrive and always feel silly for … Continue reading If you’re always running late, you’re actually quite rude

Ten positive New Year’s resolutions, because 2016 was gloomy enough

Another year, another broken list of promises. I usually stay away from New Year's resolutions as they usually end in failure and, consequently, shame and disappointment. Part of the reason behind this is that most people's New Year's resolutions are negative - quit smoking, stop drinking, ban toxic people from my life, give up chocolate... But 2016 … Continue reading Ten positive New Year’s resolutions, because 2016 was gloomy enough