How to manifest a desk

My friend Star is a blogger, business woman and author and is inspirational to me because she runs a successful online business from home. She likes to use visualisation to focus on her goals and wrote herself an Abundance Manifesto to focus her mind on building her business income. So when she wanted a cute…

How to Publish a Daily Twitter Newspaper

I recently created a daily paper for the National Community Boating Association.  The Community Boating Times supports both waterways and community regeneration. We share waterways updates, charity news and current affairs. You will find videos, photos, education, politics, tips and advice. If you’re on Twitter you may have seen other users tweeting their daily papers.…

I Won Something!

What a lovely surprise I had the other day when I was blog of the week on the NetMums bloggers network. As my eldest daughter started school for the first time I wrote a little memoir piece about the day I ran away from school, when I was five years old. *** When I was…

What the Clients Say

I have had a flurry of nice emails lately, from people who have been pleased with my work, so it seemed only natural to share them on my website 🙂 “At a recent Finance subcommittee meeting your work was recently mentioned…Your contribution albeit brief was very strongly praised – seriously thank you for your enthusiastic…

Electric Boating on the Canal

This was a fascinating commission. I was asked to interview Jurgen Huber for Towpath Talk, about the boat he created: The Bauhaus Barge. Jurgen is passionate about sustainable living and cruising and has spent years looking into alternative power solutions for boats. The barge encompasses so many amazing ideas that I could only cram a…

Towpath Talk August 2012

Life in the Controlled Zone

So, as you laze around drinking cocktails and getting sunburnt in August (we can dream…) be sure to pick up the August issue of Towpath Talk to read. My article Life in the Controlled Zone is on page 100, and looks at what life is like on the London canals during the Olympics. Did the…

Waterways World August 2012

Waterways World: Help at Hand

The August edition of Waterways World is out! Welcome to the new editor Bobby Cowling. It’s the first edition following the move of British Waterways to the Canal and Rivers Trust. On page 94 you will find my interview with my local marine engineer, Ed Boden. “It was winter. We were low on diesel and…