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Feeling special with Peter Jackson The Jeweller and Links of London

For those of you that follow me, you’ll know that I’m the Founder of WeBlogNorth and that less than two months ago, I hosted the second annual Northern Blog Awards. Being the host and Founder, means I have to make a welcome speech to circa 250 people, on stage, just me! It’s therefore integral that I feel the best and the most confident I can feel and part of this is looking and feeling great in my skin.

So that meant an amazing dress, hair and make-up but also the special finishing touches, which this year, came from Peter Jackson the Jeweller and was something special by Links of London. Continue reading

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Being the Founder and Organiser of the Northern Blog Awards

I don’t always write about my business on here, sometimes just tips and reflections on self-motivation and taking the leap from the 9-5. But with the Northern Blog Awards 2018 having just happened and being a huge success, I feel I should perhaps let some of you know a bit more about the behind-the-scenes…the woman behind the event…the organiser of the Northern Blog Awards a.k.a Me!

So what does it take to plan an event like the Northern Blog Awards?…Continue reading

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in Freelancer Life, Parenting

Mums Enterprise Roadshow Manchester – An Interview with Founder Lindsey Fish

With so many women facing discrimination during maternity leave and even when at the potential age of thinking about starting a family, the flexible working movement has quite rightly, become a real focus of many women who want to start families and still work. The movement is starting to be recognised by the government and employers too, but there’s still a lot of work to be done before the appropriate opportunities and rewards are available for working mothers.

Having been made redundant on my first maternity leave, and starting my own business in order to achieve the flexible working and work-family-life balance I wanted and needed, I feel really passionately about this subject matter and supporting other women who feel backed in a corner of sub-standard work opportunities, treatment, pay and conditions. So when events like the Mums Enterprise Roadshow Manchester come on my radar, my ears prick-up with delight and I snap up a ticket to attend!Continue reading

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