Life Update: Where Are We? What Are We Doing? What Are Our Plans?

Life, Blog & Youtube Updates

So we’re back in England now for a few weeks, it took about a week to settle and I had jet lag a few days after we arrived – bit annoying really! We’re settling back to “normal” life. In saying that, we’re currently staying with Simon’s mum until we find our feet – Simon is […]

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Weekly Vlog | Storm Before The Calm?

Fourth May Vlog 2017

The last weekly vlog before we headed off for Bali!  It was all kinds of crazy, spending a few days here and there with family and friends, followed by a few days of fun at the Ministry of Testing TestBash in Belfast – which was just brilliant, I know I’m bias but it was really […]

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Blogmas chats

blogmas

I may have said at various points that I was going to do vlogmas & blogmas this year.  Yeah, nope, not a mission!  After vlogtober, I thought that I came out of it mostly intact and that I’d be able to do it for December, however I’ve decided I’d rather spend the time I have […]

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My Experience with Instagram Comment Pods

Instagram comment pods

If you’ve been kicking about on Instagram for a while, or facebook, you have probably heard of Instagram Comment Pods.  I only discovered them in the last year and I thought I would try them out, do some research and see if they have any impacts – positive or negative. So I’ve done you a […]

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Why I Vlog

Why I Vlog

I was tagged by Sonja from The Shuiligans to do this.  As some of you know I’ve been on youtube a lot longer than I’ve been in the blogging world.   I’ve been at it for 4 years now in fact, I still cringe a bit at my early videos, but I’ve left them up. […]

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Behind the Scenes

creating content

I thought it might be interesting to see what goes into creating a video and a blog post, so I created a wee bit of a behind the scenes video and put together some sort of list of what happens.  It might help you out if you’re lacking an idea or two.

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Life, Career and Travel chats!

Life, Career, Travel cover

So we are due a bit of a catch up!  I’ve some work stuff, career goals, travel plans and life in general!  So let’s get suck in shall we.  First let’s start with work as it’s the main one at the minute.  I finish up my current contract with work at the end of December! […]

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Vlogtober is coming!!

vlogtober 2016 announcement

You’ve probably guessed from the title, I’m going to give vlogtober a whirl!  What will this mean for the blog I hear you cry!? Will you get swamped with vlogs?  Well hopefully not.  I won’t post all of the vlogs here – so if you do want to keep up with vlogtober you need to […]

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You gotta do the work

Why Not Me

Recently I’ve seen a lot of chat on various platforms and it’s all be a bit “grass is greener” sort of stuff.  People wondering why they’re not getting the brand deals, or aren’t getting invited to events, or their business isn’t doing as well as X.  So I thought I’d address it and maybe help […]

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Slaying it

Second July Vlog

Yep complete cheese there, but the dragon made me do it… I took time off this week to get started on my business!  It’s been epic and busy!  I’ve had a few exciting meetings and conversations and all the good stuff.  I’ve also had the time to record more vlog goodness for you.  I’m thinking […]

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5 Tips to deal with Procrastination

stop procrastinating

As I’m sure you know, I’ve been working flat out in order to try and get my business in a more ready state. Unsurprisingly I’ve struggled a bit with focusing. So I’ve had to make a concerted effort to avoid procastinating. I highly doubt I’m alone on this front. Lots of work to do, but […]

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I Quit!!!

I Quit

So I’ve made a rather exciting decision.  I have decided to quit my job!  I have given 6 weeks notice and I am quitting.  This is due to a few factors, but ultimately this is something I have been thinking about for quite some time.  If you watched my latest vlog, you’ll have seen that […]

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May Goals

May Goals

So I’m sure you know by now that April was a bit of a wash out for me, however I did manage to achieve some of the goals I had set for myself in my April Goals post, so let’s have a quick catch up on those before we move on to May’s goals!   […]

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April Goals

April Goals

Hello!  How are things?  Time for a bit of a catch up and make some new goals.  Unsurprisingly March was a bit hectic.  I did a lot of training in the run up to the European and World Championships, which sadly did result in a few missed posts and videos.  It was worth it because […]

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Why Automated Direct Messages aren’t for me

More issues than Vogue

Now I’m aware that this is a controversial topic but it’s something that I seem to have been hammered with recently.  So I thought I’d share why automated DMs are maybe not the best idea, or at least not for me.  I just want to highlight the issues and maybe shed some light as to […]

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Is social media actually bad?

Is social media bad

So I’m sure you’ve seen the Essena O’Neill carry on, her decision to close her YouTube and Instagram because in short, social media is a terrible thing.  I’m not sure if that was her intention, but that was very much the feeling I got from her video.  Mind you she now has a vimeo account […]

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