The rumours are true folks, postgrad depression is all too real and doesn't it half stupefy you when you start working full time. The sudden realisation that, well, 'this is it' is profusely overwhelming when it finally does hit you. (Which it doesn't, for quite a long while by the way.) Since my last day of… Continue reading Postgrad depression is real – here’s how I combat it
I couldn't not talk about this. It caught my eye in the news this week that a scheme in Oxford called Greater Change is trialling 'homeless QR codes in London'. It works by giving a homeless person a barcode which they should wear around their necks on a lanyard. Then, the 'ever-so-busy' passer by can… Continue reading Scanning homeless people – has the world gone completely mad?
Not everybody has heard of PR and even those who have can sometimes have misconstrued impressions of it. Don't get me wrong, before randomly choosing it at uni, I myself had no idea what PR even stood for. Working in PR and some (very) common misconceptionsTelling somebody that you work in PR often returns a… Continue reading Spin-doctoring, free advertisement and other things that PR isn’t
Hello and welcome to my sixth interview of my ‘meet the PR blogger’ series. I'm slowly but surely working my way through the masses of wonderful PR bloggers that i've interviewed - so keep your eyes out every week for new additions. This time round, my 'PR blogger' in the limelight is the lovely Livi… Continue reading Meet the PR Blogger – with Livi Wilkes
If your life runs on a jam-packed schedule (like mine often does), it can be hard to find the time to indulge in a little TLC. Trust me, I know how that feels right now. However, as i'm faced with increasingly bad skin and temperamental mood swings i'm beginning to realise just how important it… Continue reading Why is ‘Me-Time’ Important?
Hello and welcome to my fifth(!) interview of my ‘meet the PR blogger’ series. This time with the PR brain behind the weekly #PowerAndInfluence chat and the prolific PR blogger too - Ella Minty. But (as always), before I start, lets get down to the basics. What is the ‘meet the PR blogger’ series? This… Continue reading Meet the PR Blogger – with Ella Minty
I kinda' kept it on the "down-low" on this side of my life (by 'this side', by the way, I mean my career and my blog etc.). My friends on the other hand would be astounded to say the least to hear this as I haven't actually stopped talking about it for a good week… Continue reading 21 Things i’ve Learned in 21 Years
Pardon the terrible, terrible pun in the title (I can't resist one, really). Let's talk about Build-A-Bear and their infamous campaign that went to pot last week. If you've not managed to hear about the 'incident' yet, then you'd have done well to avoid the news of this terrible campaign. Proposed, developed and executed by… Continue reading A Bear-y Bad Idea
你好, 再次! (Hello, again!) Amidst such a busy schedule over the past couple of weeks - i've struggled to find the time to recount my Shanghai experience with a second blog post. Or 'part two' of the China Diary if you like. However, with a free evening at my disposal I can think of nothing better… Continue reading My China Diary – Part Two
Hello and welcome to my fourth interview of my ‘meet the PR blogger’ series, this time with PR student blogging superstar and personal friend of mine: Orlagh Shanks. But (as always), before I start, lets get down to the basics. What is the ‘meet the PR blogger’ series? This series has been put together by… Continue reading Meet the PR Blogger – with Orlagh Shanks