This month, I boldly went where no one in my family has ever been before. Singapore. It was a trade mission organised by Enterprise Nation which took a delegation of company directors to various locations in the fabulous city of Singapore. The city was striking. To go so far across the world, a fourteen hour flight… Continue reading Singapore Under My Skin
Excitingly, I have been asked by Enterprise nation to be part of mission exploring trade in Southeast Asia. The mission will take a delegation of twenty five businesses to Singapore to look at international trade options. It’s a three-day event, from Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd of September. We will learn all about how the… Continue reading Exploring trade in Southeast Asia with Enterprise Nation
When I sat drinking Zombies with WordPress Wrangler Tom, in Sandanista in Manchester, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. WordCamp Europe. WordCamp Europe was in Paris. Uniting 1900 attendees from around 80 countries. There were another 1000 or so who joined via livestream. It was something amazing to behold. I embarked on… Continue reading WordCamp Europe. A Mancunian In Paris.
Why do I always get these hair brained schemes? Always I create these perfect visions in my head that turn out to be something completely different. Maybe it’s because once a few months pass, the memories of the screaming and the fighting fade, and I’m left only with the happy imprint of a distant memory.… Continue reading From Malaga to Barcelona With Kids In The Car
March came and went without consequence. Or did it? When my mum was sick, she told me she had some money put aside for me. Not a fortune, but to me a fair lump. She said do something fun, and for yourself. Don’t spend it on sensible stuff. That sounds so much like something my… Continue reading March Obsessions: Camping, Hair Dye & Eating.
After Simon Danczuk visited our business Made By Factory earlier this year, he offered both Danny and I a tour of parliament, should we ever be that way inclined. Given my love of London and History, It isn’t something I wanted to say no to! As Squared Online alumni, I had an invite to the annual… Continue reading A Super Exclusive Tour of Parliament With Simon Danczuk
The Google Partners Badge Celebration Event! Back in June after lots of hard work and studying, My agency Made By Factory achieved Google Partner status – and what better way to celebrate this achievement than an invite to Google London for a Google Partners Badge Celebration event. It was a great opportunity to meet with… Continue reading Google Partners Badge Celebration Event
So I was actually invited to go the the Prime Ministers house, (Number 10 Downing Street in case anyone had forgotten where he lives) and talk to Niamh Mulholland, Business Engagement Manager at the Prime Minister’s Office, along with twenty businesses from the North West & Yorkshire. What the hell was I doing at 10 Downing… Continue reading I go to Number 10 Downing Street. Get Me!
Last week, Danny and I joined Enterprise Nation on one of their #GoGlobal Missions. The mission was to Dublin, Ireland and was designed to help people in the food industry export their products into a new market. Or did I just visit the Temple Bar? I arrived in Dublin and met up with around 35… Continue reading I Went Global With Enterprise Nation #GoGlobal Dublin
On this gloomy Manchester morning we set off to Google. The CreativJam team, Danny, Jess and I, lovingly nicknamed the JamFam, jumped on the Pendolino from Manchester to Euston. On the train we met a lady who was writing her masters thesis in fine art and film. When I sat down, Danny and the woman were chatting… Continue reading Google UK with the JamFam.
Plain and simple, this is the most beautiful drive I have ever been on in my life, in Beautiful Andalucia. This is in Sierra De Las Nieves Natural Park. We met with friends one day who lived up in Ronda and we met at Ronda & they drove us into the mountains. it was a… Continue reading A Drive Through Beautiful Andalucia With an IPhone
This June, Matt, Isla and I flew out to Chicago to meet our internet besties April and Ray. AKA the Knoureks. When we decided to try for Isla, I joined a few online forums, one of which was baby bump. There I met a group of ladies some of whom I have remained good pen… Continue reading When The Wilkinsons met the Knoureks