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So That Was 2018

January 1, 2019

2018 was a pretty good year with so many highlights so I have put together a summary of the best of them. Rediscovered my love of blogging and relaunched this blog which led to a few lovely experiences.  Was invited to have Afternoon Tea by Brigit Bakery on their bus  Took part on the panel for Black Women in Beauty. Get into debt again but got out of…


The Reason Why Magazines Are Cancelled

June 2, 2018
Why magazines are cancelled

Look Magazine published its last issue this week and has become yet another casualty of the digital age. Today I came across a message on Twitter from a blogger who was lamenting about the demise of magazines and expressing her pity for journalists who would be out of work. She went on to make a dig at Social Media Influencers who are making money because they are good…


How To Work With Brands When You Are Planning Events

May 13, 2018

I love going to events – especially press and blogger ones. What is not to love? Finding  out about a new product, meeting likeminded people at a swanky location, tasting great food and quaffing free Prosecco. However, organising events is a totally different experience, if done correctly it can be great exposure for you and your brand but if it is not done well it can be detrimental…


The Travel Apps That I Cannot Live Without

February 15, 2018
Travel apps

Since getting my iPhone last year I have discovered a whole world of apps that I depend on. I have the usual such as Whatsapp, Twitter and Instagram but also there are travel apps that I cannot live without. Trainline My bible! I travel down to London regularly so use this all the time to check the times. It’s also useful to plan travel trips all over the…


The Wonders of Geek Squad

February 9, 2018

If you are after technical help with your phone, tablet of laptop then I will highly recommend Geek Squad. They are based in Carphone Warehouse (who they are in partnership with) and offer free and impartial advice and support to everyone regardless of whether you have bought anything from them or not. Geek Squad was set up in 1994 to offer various computer-related services and accessories for residential…


My Blogging Tech Kit

February 5, 2018

Being a blogger requires quite a few tools if you are to create the high quality content that you need. I have written a post about my blogging tech kit. Macbook Pro I bought this over a year ago – Apple laptops are my go to products. I have only had a PC laptop once and it was horrific so Apple is here to stay. I was going…