Why it’s good to take a break…

This week I returned from the Cyprus sun a little frazzled and not exactly well rested (!) but brimming with blog/vlog/writing ideas and excited about the future. Although I continued publishing posts on my normal weekly basis, and actually ended up filming a lot of content for youtube videos and…

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The Cost of Blogging

I have invested a great deal of time AND money in my blog and social media presence since I first set up my original website in 2012. It definitely hasn’t come cheap, and eats into my life as well as my purse. Aside from the creative gains, for most people there…

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How to get in the Writing Mood

I was recently asked how I find the motivation/inspiration to keep on writing (even though I’ve currently hit a wall when it comes to anything blog-related!). When that first epic novel that you poured your heart and soul into finally gets published, sometimes there doesn’t seem to be much of your…

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Keeping up with Social Media

Food. Water. Shelter. Clothing. The basic necessities of life. Now it seems we have to add Social Media to that list. When I first started my blog the only other social media platform I used was facebook. Previously I had been part of the MSN generation (never MySpace) but this…

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My Blogging Schedule

In the blogging world consistency and reliability are key to attracting a solid following. According to studies, readers like to know exactly when and what their favourite blogger will be posting, so since re-launching my blog I have adopted a much stricter blogging schedule than I was previously.

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My Blogging Equipment and Software

When I started out blogging I had no idea what an expensive venture it would prove to be. Think that you just bust open your laptop and start typing? Think again. Blogging has now become a professional career path for many and bloggers are no longer relying on photographer friends or…

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To post, or not to post

While I try my best to bash out two posts a week (some prepared in advance, others off the cuff), sometimes it can be difficult to keep coming up with something interesting and witty when other work/ life / Greek stuff is piling up.

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