Why I Celebrate Small Business Saturday

Today is 1 December. Why am I tell you that? Well, because it means it is the first day of advent calendars, it’s World Aids Day and it is also Small Business Saturday. All three strike a chord with me. I have always loved advent calendars and can confirm that chocolate ones are the best! I remember a drama company coming into talk to my sixth form on World Aids Day, and I’ve never forgotten the impact of their performance. …

20 years a PR, how did that happen?

One minute I was touching down in Heathrow after an English teaching stint in Tokyo, the next I realise I’ve been working in the world of PR for TWENTY YEARS? That wasn’t ever really the plan. To be honest, I didn’t ever have a plan. At university I studied history of art, not vocational but with a student grant and weekly digs that cost less that we pay for breakfast these days, what did I have to lose? At 17 …