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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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Posted in Content, Content design, Freelancing, Websites, Writing

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 23: sustainability, pizza and a cat

Last weekend I went to a reunion for my old workplace. My workmates were always the best thing about the company, and it was good to catch up with some of them. As we were chatting, one of them asked

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Weeknote 22: IT jargon, style sheets and air pollution

This week, I’ve been thinking about jargon. You get a lot of jargon when working in a technical job, and you get a lot of jargon when working in HR. I’m editing some IT job descriptions at the moment, so

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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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