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Hashtags for January

A brand new month, a brand new year and a whole new set of hashtags to start exploring. January can often give us the blues with a post-Christmas crash but with a little exploration on Instagram, you can be reminded of the joyful moments that this month has to offer.

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Reflections and my word for 2019

Having a word for the year has been something I have wanted to put into practice for the longest time. I remember many a January mulling over what my word might be but never actually putting pen to paper and writing it down. Therein lay the problem. I think accountability has a big part to

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Hashtags for December

Today is the winter solstice, marking the shortest day and the longest night. Often referred to as Yule, to many this is the true beginning of winter as some of the coldest days are still on their way. With many long nights still to come, I thought I would share my favourite December hashtags to

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Seasonal working in the midwinter months

As lone red rosehip berries clutch to their branches and soft rose skies line biting chill morns, it is clear that midwinter is now upon us. A time of cheer and joy, seasonal festivities bring with them crackling hearth fires, piles of soon-to-be read books and many a sickly-sweet hot chocolate with copious helpings of

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The little independent Christmas gift guide 2018

If you’re still baffled by what to buy your friends and family this year, why not try the independent makers, shops and crafters out there? I am a big supporter of the independent business and often find that this is where the most unique gifts for friends and family are waiting to be discovered. Read on

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The importance of sharing your brand story

Long before I knew what a “grown-up job” was, I had decided that I wanted to be a writer. It spoke to me. The act of writing down on paper a story that seemed only possible to be alive in my head. Although that decision got lost along the way somewhere the little spark that

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My favourite November hashtags

As the days of winter are fast approaching it feels timely to settle in with the more wintry visuals making their way onto Instagram. Sharing through hashtags is a brilliant way of finding like-minded folk so I thought I would share some of my seasonal favourites. #MakingWinter  This one was begun by designer-maker and author;

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