Category Archives: journalism

On the dole again, I can’t wait to get on the dole again!


Okay its not technically true, I am still self-employed, however my largest client did drop me like an unwanted hot potato in late January. So after I have had enough time to think it through and gather my thoughts – … Continue reading

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Finished my Masters!!!!!


I cannot really believe it, but I handed in my Thesis on friday 25th January and my Masters in Professional Writing is complete! Never will there be a more apt time to overuse exclaimation mark!!! What started two years ago … Continue reading

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Hello NUJ!!!


Today was a momentous day for me!  I received my membership on the NUJ in th post.  Yes I am now a member of the coveted National Union of Journalists!!  From redundancy, to dole to employed as a journalist and … Continue reading

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I am now a Journalist!!!


Well after chasing up my referees yesterday, I got the call I was waiting for!  I got the job! I am now officially a JOURNALIST!!!! It is only a back to work scheme, but I will be writing two articles … Continue reading

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