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About me I’m a writer, blogger, virtual assistant, narrowboater, mother, poet and e-course creator. Hire me for writing commissions, business blogging and virtual assistance. Gratitude and Goal-Setting is my free e-course to reinvent your life, your business and your story. Narrowboat Wife is my personal website sharing information and stories about living on a narrowboat. Free e-book ‘Narrowboat Families’. Contact Me…

Does your business need a blog?

If you already understand why your business needs a website and how to attract traffic to your website your next step could be to consider setting up a business blog. Search engines love it when you regularly add fresh content to your website and readers will keep revisiting your site to hear expert tips and…

Would life be better on a boat?

I’m delighted to introduce my newest client: Boatshed – the international boat and yacht brokers. I’ve begun contributing weekly articles to their blog and am assisting in the development of their Facebook page. You may already know I write for Boatshed Essex and Boatshed Grand Union.  This new client is the Boatshed head office and…

Boaters respond to Trust consultation

Here’s a taster of a recent article I wrote for Towpath Talk.  Boaters Respond to CRT Moorings Consultation On 24th January the Canal and River Trust invited canal users in the south to comment on some proposed changes to the maximum stay times at popular visitor mooring sites. The consultation ended on 1st March and…

Waterways World: The Timber Tradition

“There is something about boats that have history, individuality and have been worked by the hands of different people over many decades.” Last year I visited Bates Boatyard traditional sideslip and dry dock facilities and spoke to Jem Bates about the unique services his company provides. It was a fascinating interview and I could have…

Why did you start a business?

I seem to read a lot about the importance of finding ‘me time’ as a mumpreneur. The advice is often to schedule in some time to do something you enjoy; read a book, have a bath, or see a friend. The reality is very different. Sadly my default ‘quality time’ is often flopping exhausted in…

Be yourself – everyone else is taken

My clients at Ace Inspire, Erica and Antonia, have created a new blog called Ace Vie. It’s about  health and beauty, life changes, big decisions, writing, money and relationships. It’s right up my street so I’ve written a couple of guest posts for them. In Abundance Manifesto  I wrote about my friend Star Khechara who wrote a…