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Week 1 in Porto: Getting my Bearings

In case I haven’t been spamming you enough with some envy-worthy Instagram posts, you may or may not know that I’m currently working from sunny Portugal instead of Cardiff. I’m on a remote work scheme for ‘Digital Nomads’ i.e. people who work in digital or tech industries who can do mostly everything from a laptop, allowing […]

10 Essentials For Remote Working

I’m making good on my promise of doing several blogs whilst I’m here in Porto (smug face). This next piece is a list of super helpful items or services that you should definitely check out if you’re thinking of working remotely. I have a feeling these will definitely be expanded on as times moves forward but here […]

No Power Dressing In Porto

After three years of working for myself, and four of having no holidays at all, this year I decided it was time to set off some fireworks. Being self-employed means lots of things to lots of different people. It could be about flexible hours, the freedom to work for whomever you choose and charge whatever […]
Social Media and Asset-Based Lending

Social Media and Asset-Based Lending

  Rubbing Shoulders with John Humphrys – ABFA Conference Dublin     Social Media and Asset-Based Lending   Last week between normal work and two very good friends tying the knot, I flew to Dublin for a quick 12 hour stop off at the ABFA (Asset-Based Finance Association) Conference. Myself and two other panelists held […]

Everyone freak out: Instagram has a new look

  Ok guys, hold on to your hats. The big Ig has a brand new look and it’s time to prepare yourselves.     Now let’s be honest. Bloody no-one on the internet seems to like change of any sort when it comes to their iconography. Remember the freakout we all had with Spotify and […]

Ready to Re:Program

  Everyone who I work with knows that I seriously love a side project. Large tech companies like Google actively encourage their employees to take time out for personal projects to encourage innovation and I think it’s really important to ensure you embed that into company culture right from the get-go. This is why I’ve […]

3 Companies In Wales Nailing Social Media – Tech Dragons Column

Social media is a constant minefield for so many of us. So when I was asked to write a column for Tech Dragons , I thought I’d start off with a spotlight on a few companies I think are really starting to harness social media in Wales and beyond! It takes a while for tech […]

Guest Post – Spotlight on ‘Zoella’

  This week I’ve been lucky enough to be joined my younger sister Connie in the office for some work experience. At 15, Connie has just finished her first year of GCSEs but has far more social media knowledge than those twice her age, after all, teenagers are usually the first to pick up any […]

Oi Conf and ‘That Question’

Anyone who attended Oi (Online Influence) Conference 2015 on Thursday I’m sure will remember ‘that question’ I asked at the live panel debate. For anyone who didn’t attend first I’ll explain the day and then the subsequent twitter storm!   Oi Conf is a Cardiff-based annual Digital and Social Media focused conference, boasting names like […]


  As lots of you will know I love contributing to Ignite Cardiff, a local sell-out speaking event where people share their personal passions and inspirations. I help run the Social Media promotion and live updates on the night and just adore being a part of it. You can also take a look at my […]
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How Scheduling Instagram Content Can Actually Make You More Spontaneous https://t.co/h6xOpHsmMg https://t.co/TBuBD6gt5E
Facebook to Test GIFs in Comments Starting Next Week https://t.co/YgarMdITrV https://t.co/njGzSr87wE
@Jay_Perkins yeah it definitely makes you realise when you're being sedentary!
Officially smashing it today #fitbit #Fitbitalta https://t.co/FUDHcSefKN
I cleaned my car, did chores, shopped, made dinner and went for a run today. Well done Miranda, you are officially a functional adult woman
This looks so awesome! Just hope they don't try to cram too much in #justiceleague https://t.co/lxnKjLdDKN
@steviephil awesome thanks steve