Random Acts Of Creativity


The All Homemade Cream Tea

  As an solopreneur, I’m always on a journey towards the next thing. More and more I find myself wanting to embrace a simpler, sustainable life with a sustainable business true to those values. Many of us have been doing a lot more home cooking and baking this year. With […]

Homemade cream tea, with scones jam and cream recipes

How to make sourdough bread

How To Make Sourdough Bread

    We’ve been conditioned to know the cost of everything and the value of nothing. Since the Industrial Revolution, time and money have been inextricably linked. One thing many of us have learned during the Coronavirus Crisis is the value – the currency – if you like, of time. […]


We Need To Talk About Micro-Enterprise

  Larger businesses may be the backbone of the UK economy. But small and micro-enterprise are the tendons, blood vessels, muscles, joints and nerve endings that glue it all together. In my 20+ years of experience, successive governments of various colours, have dismissed, undervalued, underestimated and ignored micro businesses. We […]

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Wash your hands with homemade soap

Lockdown Makes: Homemade Soap

Making toiletries and soap at home has long been on my radar. While we’re in Lockdown and staying home, we have been gifted time to get creative. I’ve been using some of my time to embark on random acts of creativity and learn and experiment with new crafts. I believe […]


After The Great Pause

    My newsletter at the start of March was about slowing down, less is more. I doubt many of us (certainly in the UK and US anyway) knew back then what was in store for us! We are a few weeks into lockdown now and settling into a new […]

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Soulful writing

A Time For Soulful Writing

  “One day I’ll quit my job and write a book!” Have you ever said that? Or what about… “One day, I’ll go on a retreat and write my book?” We’ve been gifted a unique opportunity. Lives have been put on hold, we’re encouraged to Stay Home  Save Lives. We are […]


The Monthly Creativity Challenge

It’s that time of year again where we look ahead, then set goals and intentions. When you work for yourself, it’s easy to make those intentions all about the business. However, when you are at the heart of that business, you need to look after you, too! I attended the […]

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What’s Your Passion Project?

After three years of redundancy warnings every few months, when the seventh one actually happened in 2015, I vowed I would never work for anyone else ever again. I’d finally escaped! The fear of ‘lack’ stopped me from taking the hint the first six times and stepping into the dark […]