5 things to know before you begin any work experience

Working in an office is not like working in the office. It will (I guarantee) be boring at some points, if not all points. The people there will not be insane/unsociable rejects of normal society. They will be normal people with their own friends and their own lives; not there to make your work experience […]

5 ways to recognise someone who isn’t a football fan

They don’t know the difference between things like the Championship and the Champions League. Or one game and two legs. Or penalties and spot-kicks. Or away goals and home goals. Or a manager and a chairman. Or a forward and a midfielder and a right back. Or, and I promise you I know someone like […]

5 reasons why getting ‘Freshly Pressed’ isn’t ‘all that’

And so, the opposing arguments…. Time. It already takes me a very long time to get through the, oooooh, ten comments I get a day and what with trying to figure out why I’ve approved a comment but can’t comment on it yet or why sometimes I comment as ‘holly’ and sometimes ‘momentsnotmemories’ or why […]

5 reasons why getting ‘Freshly Pressed’ is “all that”…

…(to be followed up with, ‘5 reasons why getting ‘Freshly Pressed’ isn’t “all that”.)   More visitors. It’s a well-known fact that Freshly Pressed gives you the sort of coverage any blogger would want. It’s like having your name written in lights, scrap that *stars*. Your picture across billboards in Times Square. Your face plastered […]

5 things every new WordPress blogger should do

As a new blogger to WordPress, I wanted to give out some ideas about what you can do in those first few weeks to increase your levels of interaction and how you can get people to check out your blog. This isn’t a definitive list but for me these five things have worked well in […]

5 things I wish I’d known about before Summer 2012

Seinfeld. Need I say more? Probably actually. For those of you yet to discover the delights of this old-fashioned and therefore one hundred per cent more funny than anything more recent sitcom, it is about a group of four friends, three men and a woman. She provides us with just enough oestrogen for my liking. (Personally, I always […]