8 tips for good writing

“Writing and reading decrease our sense of isolation. They deepen and widen and expand our sense of life: they feed the soul.” Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird Maybe it was the post-it notes my mum used to slip into my lunchbox, or the teacher who lived and breathed his craft. Or maybe it was theContinue reading “8 tips for good writing”

Staying Safe Online

A couple of weeks ago, I started a discussion on internet safety over on my Instagram feed. It reminded me of some things I’d rather forget, and renewed my conviction that staying safe while enjoying the Internet is a difficult yet oh-so-necessary task to get right. I’ve never publicly shared either of my experiences ofContinue reading “Staying Safe Online”

3 things you can do about the new Instagram algorithm

Amidst the snaps of chocolate eggs, beach walks and Easter weekend family time has come a wave of panic about Instagram’s new algorithm which was rumoured to be due to kick in on Tuesday 29th March – but as of today, Instagram are holding off and promising to let us know when they roll out theContinue reading “3 things you can do about the new Instagram algorithm”

Tips for staying safe while enjoying social media

Yesterday I shared my top tips for enjoying what is my favourite social media platform – Instagram, of course! – personally or as a business. If you missed that post, click here! The other side to the wonderful fun of social media is one that we talk less about, and that is the safeguarding that really mustContinue reading “Tips for staying safe while enjoying social media”

Happy Birthday, Instagram! & my top tips for personal and corporate use

Instagram celebrated its fifth birthday yesterday, a month after hitting its 400 million user milestone. It’s a beautiful, simple, everyday story book and one of my favourite forms of social media. It has, without a shadow of a doubt, helped hone my photography skills as well as my appreciation for the little details woven into ordinaryContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Instagram! & my top tips for personal and corporate use”