When I’d go swimming as a child, and even as a teenager, I’d cling to the sides of the pool. And if I let go for a little while to make my way up the lane, I’d panic, splashing my way back to it. I’m not too sure where this fear of the water first started, I’ve never really been a fan of getting my face wet but there was a time in the sea where my swimsuit came undone and I was knocked over by a wave and I was dragged along the sea bank. I was already an unconfident swimmer, but that probably didn’t help.
On 9 March 2023, my partner, Scott, and I completed on our first home. A cute two bed flat with a stunning balcony in a new build development in South West London. It felt like a massive achievement, not only did Scott and I both grow up in London, we both come from working classContinue reading “Lessons from my cat almost killing me “
When you think about self-care, what do you think of? You might be imagining luxury spas and cucumber slices. If you’re about to close this tab thinking, I don’t have the time, money, or bandwidth to stop and take myself down to a fancy spa, then wait.
Trigger warning: suicide, mental health, depression. There’s also quite a few swears. The last time I tried to die, nothing happened to push me over the ledge. Nothing, in particular, was wrong. Nothing more than usual. I was depressed, and I was suffocating, sad, and my mind was full of nothing. But nothing had happened. Continue reading “Telling my story for World Mental Health Day”
Warning: swears ahead. Over on Instagram, I have something like 300ish followers right now, and it’s something I’ve felt a lot of shame about in the past. I grow other people’s accounts for work and I get results, I’ve built up @alongcameloni’s Instagram account to a solid place over the last year or two. IContinue reading “I am small, but mighty.”
Ahh the blurry lines of inspiration vs plagiarism… but errr, is it that blurry? I’m inspired by the incredible people around me all the time. For example, I have business besties that: ✨ inspires me to be the best version of my biz self.✨ get me thinking on how to be more accessible & inclusive.✨Continue reading “inspiration vs. plagiarism – does it even matter?”
Back in 2017, I graduated with my master’s degree in Historical Research, I got a Merit, but it could’ve been a Distinction if I had paid a bit more attention to editing. A lot was going on when I was doing my masters. More than anything, when it came to my final dissertation, I struggledContinue reading “Edit Like a Pro: Top Tips for Editing Your Work”
An effective marketing strategy is comprised of several components, from paid ads to email marketing. However, one element that shouldn’t be slept on is your blog. I see it all the time, whether it’s down to time, budget or simply the misconception that a blog is a bit 2005 and isn’t worth the effort. WhetherContinue reading “Four reasons your business really should have a blog”
I’ve been a copywriter a while, like twelve-ish years. Over that time, I’ve had many questions about why copywriters are necessary – often to my face! So, I decided it’s time to put that list of fun questions together and answer the ultimate question: who needs a copywriter? Listen, I’m just a girl, standing inContinue reading “Who needs a copywriter?”