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The job hunt jungle

Sep 16, 2014

A friend of mine has just applied for a job with a leading mental health charity. She hasn’t had a response. A few years ago, I went for a job with the same charity. The application form was the size…

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Why are artists and writers expected to work for free?

Aug 19, 2014

What’s the difference between a plumber who comes to fix your loo and an artist who paints a picture on your wall?  

Well, you wouldn’t dream of not paying the plumber but you might think the…

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What I've learnt from a year of freelancing

Jul 22, 2014

It’s been a year since I started freelancing. This is what I’ve learnt.

It’s unpredictable but never dull. One pitch. You’re one pitch away from a new project. I’ve woken up…

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When is a copywriting agency a content farm?

Jun 27, 2014

Any freelancer will tell you times are hard. There’s less money to go around and more of us are carving out ‘portfolio’ careers having been freed - or let go - from the secure but staid shackles of…

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My Little Free Library is installed

Jun 17, 2014

So, as the few readers of this blog will know, I became co-host of a Little Free Library recently. It’s now installed in our front garden, was painted by my other half, co-host (and cartoonist extraordinaire…

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