The Quarantine Reading Renaissance

Quarantine has disrupted our lives in many ways to the point where it seems as though we’ve entered the predicted “new normal” phase. One thing that book lovers, me included, have done to deal with this is to turn to our beloved books from treasured favourites to newly discovered tales – whether fictional or not – to finally tackling the ever-growing pile of To Be … Continue reading The Quarantine Reading Renaissance

Emerging Social Media Trends

Quarantine’s turned all of our lives upside-down. It’s also flipped our social media habits on their heads and impacted the way we use each platform. Since I’m a Twitter and Instagram user, I’m going to stick to my observation about these platforms. Feel free to add your impressions / observations on any other platform. TWITTER Despite having the opportunity to write posts that are 280 … Continue reading Emerging Social Media Trends

Feel like an impostor? You’re not alone

impostor syndrome noun the persistent inability to believe that one’s success is deserved or has been legitimately achieved as a result of one’s own efforts or skills. Oxford Dictionary I’ve struggled with this my entire career, hell, I still sometimes feel it when comparing myself to what peers have done since going into quarantine. It’s counter-productive, toxic, and certainly not something that we need right … Continue reading Feel like an impostor? You’re not alone

My first Digital Marketing Tips Sheet

I stepped out of my comfort zone today. I created a tips sheet of my favourite resources as well as some topics people can use on social media. It was compiled based on my insta-stories poll. I was blown away that so many people were interested in MY advice and tips. Here’s the sheet, I hope that you’ll find it useful – please let me … Continue reading My first Digital Marketing Tips Sheet

Digital Marketing During COVID-19

Social media users (which, if we’re being honest is most of us) tend to be a rather curious bunch. We’ve taken it for granted that platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and now TikTok, have become a natural extension of our lives that not being on any of the platforms – whether as users or consumers – causes phantom FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). It’s … Continue reading Digital Marketing During COVID-19

Going Analogue in a Digital Age

I love technology. I adore the internet and I’m an unshamed Twitter addict. But, oh, there’s just something about slowing things down and the anticipation of waiting for something to come in the mail (and I don’t mean online shopping). Then nearly a year ago, Jenny Lawson (aka The Bloggess) inspired me to take a leap with her heartwarming blog post that inspired me to … Continue reading Going Analogue in a Digital Age

The myth, The legend, the Feminist triumph

A breathtakingly immersive novel set in ancient Greece, Circe is a novel that ensares you with its weaving stories and seduces you with seductive descriptions. I couldn’t put this book down, line by line it drew me in, until I found myself turning pages with bated breath as the sun set outside my window. The daughter of a naiad and Helios the sun god, we are introduced … Continue reading The myth, The legend, the Feminist triumph