How I’m spending my Quaran-time

I haven’t been on the blog in a minute. Quarantine is a lot. It’s an odd time.  The world is in the midst of the massively overused but appropriate – ‘unprecedented times’.  We’re locked down for safety. All over the world. People are dying and suffering in the thousands. It…

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Up and Away with Gemma

What is your name? Gemma Where do you live currently? Nantwich Where are you from? (If it’s not currently where you live.) Manchester, UK What do you do? Accessibility Designer Where and when did we meet? University Where’s the last stamp in your passport from? Or where was your last…

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Up and Away with Francesca

What is your name? Francesca Where do you live currently? ( just town, don’t be putting your address!) A little village called Heel (pronounced like hail) in the Netherlands! Where are you from? (If it’s not currently where you live.) Nottingham, UK What do you do? I am a Marketing…

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How to be Brilliant

Not long ago, I finished this book – ‘How to be Brilliant’ by Michael Hepnell. I really enjoyed the book, and found it a modern and surprisingly, not at all dated, having been written over a decade ago. I would recommend the read as I found it insightful. That said,…

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The Faces of my Journey

When I packed up and left Maastricht in 2018 year my beautiful friends made me cry with several thoughtful gifts. My favourite had to be the book: The Faces of My Journey. Inside are pages dominated by people I met in Maastricht proclaiming their love for me (of course) with…

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Planning for Success

So I said a lot of things in the What to Expect post. How am I going to make sure I deliver on them? Planning.  In all of the self help podcasts, books and memes I’ve consumed over the years, I’ve learnt most good things come from making a plan…

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Podcasts I love

So guys, whilst I do write endlessly here and suggest you avidly read, it’s not every day words, you know? Sometimes, you need to give your eyes a rest but you don’t want to miss out on all the excitement and knowledge the world has to offer! Working on a…

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What to Expect From She’s Up and Away in 2020

#BestYearYet  Did you hear? 2020 is going to be our best year yet. Yours and mine, and this blog is going to record it all.  Inspired by this awesomely honest post from Creative & Confused. I want this year to be full of goals achieved and boxes ticked. I want…

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Happiness Begins

If you were ever any sort of Jonas Brothers fan, what happened at the O2 on Sunday 2nd February 2020, and the surrounding dates, would have made your heart explode. I know mine did.  Look, I’m screaming before it’s even started! We were two great girls short of our party…

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