I decided to have a clear out of my Company Gmail SPAM folder today. I've been getting the odd dodgy email from what initially looked like an official .GOV HMRC email, but then realised the web address is spelt incorrectly in the small print... naughty! ie: companie-s.house.go.uk As a Limited Company, however big or small … Continue reading Companies House SPAM
Last night whilst channel surfing we came across a programme on BBC Four about Typefaces. My partner who has no affiliations to design whatsoever groaned when I said "Hold it... I want to watch that!" but it was actually really interesting. It was about two typefaces that defined an era in Britain. Those being Johnston … Continue reading What’s your ‘Type’?
Following on from my previous post about Pro's and Con's of freelancing.... today I thought I would muse on the things that make my inner OCD go into overdrive. Often when I'm working, I turn up and I am just directed to the nearest hot-desk or wherever a computer is free. That's usually fine and … Continue reading Coping with my OCD tendancies when freelancing
As I said in my previous post I have been freelancing now since 2010. Events that transpired back then (ie being made redundant) turned my career in a different direction. I kind of fell into freelance as I had been out of work for 4 months and was at a point when I realised I needed … Continue reading The Pro’s and Con’s of Freelancing…
I read an article today titled 'Freelancing with depression' by Shayna Hodkin from the Nu School website. In it she talks about her experiences with depression and how she ultimately dealt with them. It resonated with me a little so I wanted to share it. With mental health being pushed more into the open these … Continue reading The anxieties of freelancing…
Millions 'lack basic net skills' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20236708 Interesting article on the BBC. Funny how we now take digital skills for granted and if you don't understand the basics, you're thought of as some kind of dinosaur. Now... I'm off to send a he-mail on my compressor!
I want to experience the 'real New York' 🙂