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The Joy Of Freedom – On Your Bike

    Meet Barry…     Barry The Bike   He’s been sat in my shed for seven years until this summer. I re-homed the various spiders who’d moved into Barry’s nooks and crannies and took him to Crucial BMX for a service. For just under £80 – a new […]

The freedom of cycling and self emplyment

Passion Projects #8: Pearls of Wisdom with Jan Para

    Retiring quietly and retreating into the shadows was never going to be an option for the next passion-driven entrepreneur I’m featuring in the Passion Project series. When Jan Para started The Rocks Collection, it was a way to see more of the world with her new found freedom from […]

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Which platform do I use to write my blog

Where Do I Write My Blog? (A to Z of Blogging)

    Entrepreneurs dipping their toes into the murky waters of blogging for the first time often ask me, “Where do I write a blog?”. Keeping up with the latest platforms and technology can be overwhelming and off-putting for those new to blogging to support their business. Do I blog […]


Taking a retreat to change persoectives

A Little Adventure Into Shifting Perspectives

    A convex mirror as a lens into the past.     The tiny yellow sports cars, speeding its passengers into the future. A cow-hide rug, gentle beneath my toes, a spiral of grey twisting around a central eye – like the view of a hurricane from space. And […]


A Little Adventure into Decluttering

  By no means am I a hoarder, but as I write this, I’m looking around the piles of ‘stuff’ on the table. I’m a relatively tidy person, and once a month I have a good tidy up for the cleaner! I pay someone to clean the house and want […]

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What makes your business unique

You Are Unique (A to Z of Blogging)

  I’ve always had a problem with that business cliche, USP (Unique Selling Point). It creates this illusion that every business needs to have ‘a thing’, some sort of ‘novelty’ or ‘quirk’ that makes them ‘different’. It’s one of the hardest questions to answer because what actually makes you unique […]