Be it a blessing or a curse, when you work in PR, nothing seems so innocent any more. Theresa May does a dance? Intentional. Magazine depicts a plus-sized model on their front cover? A prime example of CSR. The GBBO release a heartfelt tweet on the day of the final? 10000% PUBLIC RELATIONS. Maybe that… Continue reading The Great British Bake Off and their ‘showstopper’ PR
How can you make a change if you're just one person, right? That's what I always used to believe until I came across this quote (back in the good ol' 2013 Tumblr days). Be the change you want to see in the world And ever since then, it really did begin to change my outlook… Continue reading Your voices count. Really, they do!
When was the last time you heard Brexit being widely spoken about? Probably before the Conservative party conference right? If you're nodding your head right now in agreement, you should know this is no coincidence at all.
The Apprentice starts on the 3rd October and, though I've not typically religiously watched it in the past, I'm excited to delve into it. This year I'm devoted to watching it every night as I feel like I can learn a lot from it, oh and not to mention it's right up my street. It's… Continue reading How I’d play it if I was on The Apprentice
You probably won't see this blog post. It's true. Barely any of my blog views come from people searching for my site specifically. I have a few views that come from email subscriptions, and a few more that come from the WordPress reader. But all in all, without social media, this blog really wouldn't be… Continue reading You probably won’t see this blog post
Nobody ever moved forward by standing still, and similarly, nobody ever made noise by remaining quiet. In order to move mountains, you need to have the courage to push. And in fear of sounding a bit like a motivationalist, I'm going to say things in simpler terms. I think that Nike's 'Just Do It' ad… Continue reading Answering the difficult questions: Nike’s latest ad – bold or poor?
Amid ongoing concerns around Influencer marketing and the way in which ads are presented, Listerine - or more so its parent company Johnson & Johnson - has landed itself in the belly of the beast this week. Within just weeks of an investigation being launched surrounding Influencer marketing and how transparent bloggers need to be,… Continue reading #BringOutTheBold or #WatchTheChaosUnfold? – The ups & downs of Influencer marketing
I did great in my GCSEs, but my A-Levels? Not so much. And for a long time I let myself believe that my grades were vindictive of my intelligence and my abilities. Now, its GCSE results day today, and I couldn't let this day pass without saying something. Without expressing my own take on this occasion… Continue reading Everybody is a genius
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?
It seems like an age ago now since I was a third year student. (It was actually no longer than 3 months ago, but that's what working full time does to you!) Nevertheless, I can't seem to escape discussions surrounding dissertations and final year even now. Whether it be via tweets or questions from friends who… Continue reading So, what’s it really like writing a dissertation?