How to organise a conference

Last year I was asked if I wanted to contribute to a book on staff development. I believe my answer was initially suspicious…  “I don’t have to write it all, do I?” “No” “I don’t have to edit it all,…

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Reflection – 2015

2015 went by in a flash. Shockingly fast in fact, so I thought I’d have a look back over the year…. 2015 was the year of the new website. It was redesigned by Jade Kelsall and I’m really pleased with…

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Useful resources for setting up your own business

I wanted to share a few links with you that I’ve found particularly useful or interesting. Businesses and self-employed section of the government website: https://www.gov.uk/browse/business, particularly the setting up section and the video on writing business plans. Creative choices. This has…

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Freelancing fulltime

Many of you will have seen on Twitter last week that I’m going to take the plunge and start freelancing full time from January. I believe this may be momentous decision number 2 in the space of a year… Starting…

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The momentous decision

Hello 2012. Happy New Year to you all. Photo courtesey of Lisa Charnock. I’m starting out 2012, incredibly motivated and excited. But then, 2012 is the year of the momentous decision. Well, when I say momentous I really mean incredibly…

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