Sci-fi 2016

Sci-fi 2016

The start of 2016 has largely been about sci-fi! I’ve been proofreading a sci-fi novel, which I’ll be publicising as soon as it’s published and creating a project for children all about space travel which will go on sale later in the year. It’s exciting stuff and brought to you by the people who gave you Geo...

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The largest, most trusted online payment provider for schools

The largest, most trusted online payment provider for schools

ParentPay allows schools to receive payments securely online. It makes life easier for parents because they can add funds to their account to pay for school meals, trips, after school clubs, uniform, stationery and fees. It’s safe because it removes the need for children to bring cash into school with them. And it gives schools a fully automated banking and reconciliation service where...

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Geo Journey is the perfect educational gift this Christmas

Geo Journey is the perfect educational gift this Christmas

Geo Journey – the gift that lasts an entire year! Geo Journey is the fun way to learn about the world we live in. Little Explorers can join Geo and Atlas as they travel the world and learn about each country through fun and fact-filled letters, photos and gifts. Learn how to say ‘hello’ in Japanese and find out what the Americans eat for breakfast. Where do giant pandas...

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Helping greyhounds find homes…..

Helping greyhounds find homes…..

Everyone who knows me knows that I love greyhounds and despise the racing industry *. Well – fortunately, I now have a chosen charity and it couldn’t really be more perfect! I’m working with GRWE (Greyhound Rescue West of England) writing up some heartwarming case studies about people who have adopted these wonderful creatures. There’s Higby, a whippet/lurcher cross who...

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Back in corporate land with Barclaycard Bespoke

Back in corporate land with Barclaycard Bespoke

Since March this year, I’ve been working on a project for Barclaycard, writing offers for Barclaycard Bespoke. Bespoke is a targeted offers site, offering vouchers and discounts on products you’re probably going to want. And they know this because they hold tons of data about what people buy. While it was great to get involved in a big project (and it’s always nice to get out of...

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Ooh, embarrassing typos

Ooh, embarrassing typos

Embarrassing typos, funny mis-spellings and bad grammar – in pictures. I have to give credit to The Guardian newspaper for some of these (a newspaper well known for its own typos) – and a huge thanks to Google where you can find numerous examples of silly, and sometimes dangerous, typos! There are some great examples out there and always will be. At least, that is, until more people...

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