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Weeknote 18: Cold emails, hot weather and a new tech magazine

I’ve never sent a cold email, but like all small business owners I’ve received a few. There’s one in my inbox at the moment with the subject line ‘1st Page On Google Ranking’. Yeah, right. So if ‘Yeah, right’ is

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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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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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