Latest thoughts, news, and occasional rants on video games

Getting a mortgage whilst self-employed

Wednesday July 15, 2015

When I bought my current home I had been employed for many consecutive years, brought home a decent regular wage, and had the luxury of applying jointly with my boyfriend who was in a similar situation. Everything was rather straightforward, and we had our pick of lenders. Four years on, things have changed somewhat. I’m now self-employed –… Read more


Good For Nothing Colchester – Summer gig

Monday July 6, 2015

Good For Nothing

Last weekend brought with it the second full gig for Colchester’s branch of Good For Nothing, which was an event that I had been looking forward to ever since the last one. Armed with a laptop and a notebook, I went along on Friday night and Saturday to help lend my skills to some good… Read more


Web! Apps! Fight!

Thursday May 28, 2015

It’s apparently Web Hunting Season again, as there has recently been a new flurry of ‘web vs apps’ viewpoints emerging; tweets sparking more tweets, blogs sparking more blogs. I have read and enjoyed many of the opinions, even if I don’t necessarily agree with them. Just now I happened to see a new post by Jeremy Keith –… Read more


Speaking the same language

Tuesday May 12, 2015

In March this year I started a new transformation project working in the utilities sector for a rather large and well-known company. This has been very different for me in that it’s not strictly a digital project – digital is one small aspect, and I’m working as a specialist consultant to help to merge the worlds… Read more


Speaker contracts

Sunday April 19, 2015

I’ve been speaking at events for four years now, with these spanning small, free, community events in the UK, to large corporate curated events in the USA. Whilst I was very comfortable presenting to clients and internally at my agency, my first ever public outings were under my role as an Adobe Community Professional at Adobe… Read more


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