Author Archives: amandacomms1

A tale as old as a donkey

What is PR? It was a question that was asked during today’s PRCA 2018 conference. There was no clear definition as everyone working in the industry would have a slightly different view. And if we can’t agree then how are … Continue reading

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What really matters?

It is easy to get busy and caught up in your own world. The daily rush to get to work, to complete tasks, to do the chores at home can all occupy all our thinking time. It can be about … Continue reading

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A horse is a horse, of course

Please forgive what is a bit of a self indulgent blog but today is an important day. On this day 15 years ago my life changed dramatically. I hadn’t expected it but I made a choice in my life that … Continue reading

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A little issue of ethics

Even though I am on a week holiday from work I have still had a few days littered with some key discussions about communication and public relations. The focus has been on ethics and the role communicators should have in … Continue reading

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Widen your horizons

It has been an interesting year with highs and lows. One thing I didn’t expect from 2018 was to make two trips to Norway which is definitely one of the high points. I have to admit to knowing very little … Continue reading

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A lonely place

I was asked recently what I did to relax from a stressful job. As any reader of his blog will know I am lucky to have a strong support network of family and friends as well as my menagerie that … Continue reading

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Sweet sixteen

I have been lucky enough in recent years to have the opportunity to discuss PR and communication with people from many countries. This has been both at meetings and conferences overseas and hosting visits at home. Every time I get … Continue reading

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