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  • See me in action!
    I love spending time outdoors. I love the isolation, the ambience, the peace. I love sitting quietly and watching nature doing what nature does. Give me the the serenity of the fields over the hustle and bustle of city life any day of the week! Expect honesty, humour, frustration, growing pains, and a peaceful vibe, but most of all – expect authenticity.
  • Free Zoom Backgrounds!
    After being called out for the sight of my shirt drying on the wall during a networking event, I decided to take advantage of the Virtual Background feature in Zoom. After a little thought, I remembered that I have a whole pile of unused pictures that other people might enjoy using as backdrops too. I’ve selected seven of my favourites and posted them here for you to download for personal use.
  • Covering a protest in the middle of a pandemic
    I really struggled morally with this. I wanted to be there to document a piece of social history unfolding and to be able to contribute an accurate pictorial representation of the mood. But I also wanted to stay safe.
  • 7 free productivity apps for freelancers
    I’m always finding what appear to be new and exciting apps, but so often they turn out to be useless or limited without a costly subscription to a premium service. Here I list my top 7 free productivity app for freelancers. Number 5 is my favourite.
  • The Lockdown 50kcal Biscuit Review
    I love biscuits. Some say I have a problem. This is why I try to look for biscuits under 50 calories. For this blog post I ranked each biscuit on three factors: taste, dunking durability, and calorie content. Do you agree? Let me know!
  • 7 tips for creating great character headshots at home
    Sevens tips for taking better character portraits at home with whatever camera you have to hand! No technical expertise needed – all you need to be able to do is switch your camera on!

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