This fortnight's #CommsSchool homework is to share your blogging habits with the community. As well addressed by Stephen and Marcel in their Webinar on Tuesday, it's vital to keep on writing, and to populate your blog regularly. Otherwise, what's the point? But, how do you find the time to work a full-time job, go to… Continue reading #CommsSchool Homework – My Writing Habits
Superficiality, is that a word? It sounded right in my head but on paper I had to second guess myself. Anyway, (there is a point to this introduction I promise) upon Googling - just to make sure - I came across the following definition. And it reinforced to me that I've actually chosen the exact word to… Continue reading What ‘Miss Liverpool’ teaches us about superficiality
"Oh, you work in PR? You must be like, super loud then" "You can't be quiet and work in communications!" "If you're not confident, you're not going to make it" "But isn't your job just like, socialising?" "You're an introvert? You won't do well here..." I'm not usually one to succumb to the agg of… Continue reading You don’t have to be Samantha Jones to work in PR
I'm learning a lot in this industry, and I'm learning it fast. Something I've picked up on while dotting in and out of the PR industry over the past year and a half is that there seems to be this thing between PRs and journalists. They find one and other really hard to work with... Apparently. I've… Continue reading Let’s talk about the taboo subject of journalists & PRs
Twitter is divided (though I wouldn't put a 50/50 on it) this week over author and comedian Sofie Hagen's shaming of the latest campaign executed by Cancer Research: that obesity is the second biggest preventable cause of cancer. The campaign can be found nationwide, from social media to billboards, it really is hard to miss.… Continue reading Sofie Hagen vs. Cancer Research UK
Since moving to Liverpool 2 and a bit years ago, i've fell in love with the city and the people who inhabit it; the only thing that isn't so great is the heartbreaking number of rough sleepers, especially at night. The good news however, is that since living here i've also noticed a fair few… Continue reading How Liverpool helps the Homeless
5 years ago, if someone would have told me i'd have been a regular blood donor i'd have said nah, not a chance. Petrified of needles to say the very least, the thought would have never crossed my mind. After a gone-wrong blood test while I was at school, and after having a Dad with… Continue reading Why I Decided to Give Blood & Never Look Back!