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The Big Planner Post – choosing the best diary for 2020

I bloody love planners. I love the possibility of them; all those neat, orderly lines and boxes waiting to be filled. But I also have commitment issues. Like choosing a wedding dress, you only really get to have one. Thankfully, unlike most weddings, planners come with the potential for a do-over every December. I asked

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iPhone camera vs the Olympus PEN {AD}

“The best camera is always the one that’s with you.” An adage for an Instagram generation, where we photograph everything and anything and make our daily lives the subject in our work. It’s a style that was born directly out of smartphone photography – the shots people took when they left the heavy weight of

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It’s PUBLICATION DAY! 🎉

It feels brilliantly surreal, but today is the day that my book, Hashtag Authentic, wings its way out into the world! If you haven’t got your copy yet, here’s a little taster of what you can expect…   (Huge thank you to my friends at MeliaMelia who helped me make this little video!)   If

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In defence of “book selfies”

Yesterday an image of mine, along with one of my friend Carolyn’s was featured in a lighthearted critical piece on Vulture. Twelve hours later I got an email from The Guardian asking me for permission to use the same image in a feature: when I asked about the nature of the piece, I was told

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10 creative ways to use new Instagram Story Questions

Finally, an Instagram update we can get really excited about! The new ‘questions’ sticker for Instagram Stories is a clever little bit of functionality that is simple, easy to use and garners quick and useful engagement. It feels like a tentative foray into a more Twitter-like sphere for Instagram, encouraging conversation and sharing of other

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