Silent Sunday 15.11.20
Nov15

Silent Sunday 15.11.20

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Freelance work ups and downs during Covid-19
Nov10

Freelance work ups and downs during Covid-19

I’ve been a freelance writer since 2014. I do mainly business journalism, plus writing copy for websites. I have three main clients and two intermittent ones, plus I might get one or two pieces of work a year from one-off clients. When Covid-19 hit, I had no idea what this would do to my work. I was very lucky. Two of my clients actually gave me more work and one gave me the same amount. This was especially lucky because...

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Silent Sunday 8.11.20
Nov08

Silent Sunday 8.11.20

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Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
Nov06

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge became the must-read of the summer. The book was published in 2017, but had a big surge in popularity this year. White people wanted to know where they were going wrong and how they could be more supportive to black people. I’m a bit late to the party here,...

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Is Christmas 2020 cancelled?
Nov04

Is Christmas 2020 cancelled?

There’s been a lot of talk in recent months about Christmas 2020 being ‘cancelled’. There has also been talk from the government about ‘saving’ Christmas. 2020 has been a crap year and the thought of Christmas has been something to look forward to. When things were relatively normal during the summer, I’m sure we all assumed that everything would be OK by Christmas this year. But it seems that it...

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