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Weeknote 17: Mostly about pictures. And books.

Why do all articles about internet security have to be illustrated with pictures of young men in hoodies? Well… they don’t. It’s about time that changed, and someone’s doing something about it. Part of it is to do with what’s

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Weeknote 15: Heatwaves, podcasts and the benefits of being quiet

One of the joys of being self-employed is the flexibility, and I’m particularly grateful for this when the weather gets hot. I’ve been experimenting with different working patterns, including siestas and  working at night. (I haven’t done the laptop-in-the-garden thing

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Weeknote 13: Be more creative

Even freelances have to have holidays, and that’s my excuse for the lack of weeknotes lately. Back to work this week, and two highlights. Wednesday was National Writing Day. I wrote 1800 words on my creative non-fiction work-in-progress. It was

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Weeknote 11: A visit to Twitter

This week I went to Twitter! I didn’t actually have business with Twitter (although I did enjoy tweeting: ‘I’m ON Twitter and I’m IN Twitter’, which felt a bit meta). But Twitter HQ in London was the venue for a

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Communicating climate change: bank holidays, spring flowers and church conversations

On Friday evening, as we settled in for the bank holiday, I watched the weather forecast on BBC South Today. We could have record-breaking bank holiday temperatures, said the weather presenter – followed by the words ‘fingers crossed’. This made

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