A quick ‘thank you’ to kick off 2021

A quick ‘thank you’ to kick off 2021

Okay, so 2020 is over and it certainly was…different. But on reflection, I realise: despite all the chaos going on around us, my professional life in 2020 was pretty stress-free. And that’s all down to the people I’ve worked with, and their ability...
MPC’s Christmas Gifting Guide

MPC’s Christmas Gifting Guide

If I get asked for advice, it’s usually about writing or freelancing. Occasionally someone will ask me how I keep my fingernails looking so immaculate, but that’s not something I can really give advice on – it’s not Maybelline, I was just born with...
Let’s dissect a naff apology: PeoplePerHour

Let’s dissect a naff apology: PeoplePerHour

I find apologies fascinating. Done well, they can turn a negative into a positive. But get them wrong and you’ll just dig yourself an even bigger hole. I noticed an especially interesting one today. And I reckon we can pluck out some valuable lessons from it....
Words Reviewed: Everything gets reviewed, so why not words?

Words Reviewed: Everything gets reviewed, so why not words?

It used to be that only creative works got reviewed – books, movies, TV shows and such. But in the Amazon era, everything gets reviewed – paddling pools, furniture, sex toys, smartphones. So why not review words? We use them every day and there’s a huge amount...