Is swearing good for you?

Is swearing good for you?

Reading Time: 2 minutesHave you ever noticed how much the people around you swear? Wherever I go I hear people joyously communicating through a storm of colourful language. As a non-swearer myself (most of the time), I find it somewhat unnerving, but after a little...
I’m a That’s Life cover girl

I’m a That’s Life cover girl

Reading Time: < 1 minuteI never thought of myself as cover girl material. But today as I wandered past the newsagents with my dog Pamplemousse, I saw my face on the cover of That’s Life. Which is at once totally naff, cool, depressing and awesome! Check out...
Did Our Mum’s Generation Have it Easy?

Did Our Mum’s Generation Have it Easy?

Reading Time: 4 minutesI often whinge about being a working mum. I struggle to juggle the roles of mother, housekeeper, cook, gardener, dog walker and daily breadwinner. And while I love what I do for a living, my passion is often dampened by the ever-present guilt...
Feel the Fear and Freelance Anyway

Feel the Fear and Freelance Anyway

Reading Time: 3 minutesClare Greig is the Founder of Breathe Online. In this Guest Blog she talks about how to face your fear of freelancing. Update: Clare Greig passed away in 2016. Clare was diagnosed with breast cancer 20 months ago and after extensive treatment...