• The September challenges

         It’s my favourite month of the year! I adore September. Not only do you get that wonderful ‘fresh new notebooks/new school year’ feeling, but it’s also the start of my favourite season – autumn. September just feels so full of opportunities. I’m now 8.5 weeks into motherhood and starting to get a bit more […]

  • Return of the podcast: The Freelancer’s Teabreak

    Happy Friday everybody! A quick post today to announce the return of The Freelancer’s Teabreak podcast. I’ve been working away on a series of new three minute podcasts to listen to while you wait for the kettle to boil, and I’m excited to share with you the first couple! The podcasts are now available on iTunes […]

  • My first month as a (freelance) mum

    How are we already nine days into August? The last few weeks have absolutely flown by, and I can honestly say they’ve been some of the most challenging but best weeks of my life (sleep deprivation and dirty nappies aside). I’m afraid I’m going to indulge in a bit lot of baby talk in this […]

  • 5 Ways To Treat Yourself As A Freelancer

    One of the perks of being a freelancer is that you have more flexibility to add in little treats to your day. Often though, we run ourselves ragged when self-employed, and forget to pamper ourselves (which, in the long term, isn’t great for you or your business). In fact, I have a reminder that pops […]

  • Say hello to Oscar 

    Just a quick post today to introduce my baby son Oscar David Ward, who arrived on the 2nd July weighing 8.2lbs. So far, he’s been a brilliant baby, despite a tricky labour and pregnancy, and I’m pleasantly surprised by how much I’m adjusting to and enjoying these first few weeks (partly because he’s a pretty […]