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“Stay safe”: a month where communication is more important than ever

Who would have thought that a month ago we were cheerfully sharing handwashing memes and now we are in lockdown? A few weeks ago… My husband didn’t know what PPE meant (I did, because I used to work for the

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Saving the world, making content readable and how to upset a copywriter: what I learnt in February

The most exciting thing that happened here in February was the final part of Didcot A power station (the chimney) being demolished. I didn’t go out to watch it because of the storms but it was captured on video by

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Tech, sustainability and food: what I learnt in January

Things are feeling a bit momentous today, and not just because it’s the end of the first month of the new decade. This is my first blog of the year: I’ve stopped doing weeknotes so I suppose this monthly roundup

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Weeknote 25: red vinyl, Brexit and Father Christmas

For a few weeks now, I’ve been seeing my peers posting messages about winding their work up for the year. I couldn’t quite join in: my final deadline this year is 24th December! Happily, I will finish the job today,

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Weeknote 24: Black Friday, Advent and “me too” marketing

I’ve seen a  lot of “me too” marketing in the last few weeks. First, there’s been the Black Friday sales messages, which everyone claims to find annoying. It would be interesting to see retail figures for this period, now that

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