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Want To Join Me On A Journey Of Reading To Become A Better Writer?

I used to think I was a good writer, after all, for the past five years I have written at least one legal blog or webpage almost every day (and usually much more than this).  I have always prided myself

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How Henry VII Created One Of The World’s First Brands

What do you think of when someone says the word ‘brand’ to you?  Coke, McDonald’s, Prada, Estee Lauder, Kim Kardashian, Madonna?  Although these companies/people have created iconic brands that even pre-schoolers can recognise, when it comes to PR and creating

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The Link Between Creativity And Walking

“All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking” – Friedrich Nietzsche In 2014, Stanford University published a study confirming a fact that almost every great creative mind in history has always known – walking boosts creativity. According to the study,

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The Joy Of Shopping At Independents

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Will Ditching My Smartphone Make Me More Creative?

Last night my husband annihilated my smartphone whilst trying to fix it.  I came home from my bookclub to be greeted with the confession that my phone was no more.  And I am delighted.  Because as a legal content writer, I

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Is Social Media Providing A New Way To Judge Women On Their Behaviour In Society?

I have always loved fiction books that provide a social commentary on the values and standards of the time they are set in and illustrate the ways in which these can be rebelled against.  Scarlett O’Hara,  Lizzie Bennet, Jo March,

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How To Make Your Legal Blog Interesting, Engaging and Readable

When I was a young sales rep working for LexisNexis, I would spend a lot of time in the waiting rooms of law firms.   As someone who becomes very antsy if I do not have something to read at all

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Writers Don’t Write – Do They?

Yesterday, I was listening to Radio Four’s, Only Artists, where two artists get together and talk about their work.  This week’s episode featured cellist Steven Isserlis and Irish novelist and playwright Sebastian Barry.  Mr Barry, made a comment which I

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The Fascinating Lives Of The First Women Solicitors

My family and I have been fortunate enough to spend the past six weeks in Dijon, France.  Spending a summer exploring the hidden nooks of an almost untouched old town, mercifully spared any damage in both World Wars, and travelling

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Rest, Play, Nap and Achieve More

A few months ago, every time I opened my laptop to write a legal blog or webpage I wanted to cry.  For the first time, I found myself hating what I used to love. Writing. After a particularly exhausting week,

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