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Reflecting on six months work

Six months ago I was in a reflective mood at the start of 2017. It is a time when many people are outlining their New Year resolutions and looking at what they can predict for the future. The topic was … Continue reading

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The hardest words

This is the hardest blog I have ever tried to sit and write. I haven’t felt able to write anything for almost two weeks. Firstly, I want to remember all those people who have been affected by the events in … Continue reading

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Stronger together

As I sat having a coffee and waiting for the train to arrive, Facebook showed me the blog I wrote on this day last year. It was about the Brussels terrorist attack and it felt like only a few days … Continue reading

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A message of love and hope

Once again I am sat watching horrific events unfold in a European city. It is just a few days before Christmas and such scenes of tragedy are even more poignant. This should be a time of celebration, peace and goodwill, … Continue reading

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Am I a work junkie?

The end of the year is approaching and after the Christmas festivities are over we will be racing towards the end of the financial year. It is a time of reflection and that is what is on my mind. I … Continue reading

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Eyes wide open

How do we know that the news we read on social media is accurate? Who can we trust and who is posting honestly? There are some scary statistics about that young people are getting the majority of their news from … Continue reading

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A panoramic view

Working in communication roles is a massive challenge and yet many of us still do it and more than that we enjoy doing it. Why is this when the pressure is huge and the demands are ever increasing? There are … Continue reading

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