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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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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 20: Sustainable development, tech in Oxford and why you need subeditors

Things I’ve done since my last weeknote: 1. Started work for two new clients The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is an independent research organisation that focuses on sustainable development. That’s right up my street, so I was

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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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