How to Claim Sick Pay as a Freelancer

Freelance Sick Pay. It exists! Have you been tempted to ‘go freelance’ or become a sole trader before? Has one of the downsides in your decision-making been the lack of sick pay? Yep! I’m feeling ya. I started my freelance business six years ago. Back then, there were so many advantages for choosing self-employment, and […]

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Alternative Family Fun: The Fairy Fair

Fairy Fair: Fairland Trust, Norfolk May Bank Holiday Weekend Sunday 26th May and Monday 27th May A good friend of mine first told me about the Fairland Trust a couple of years ago and I’ve been desperate to attend one of their events. Then I spotted a post on MamCates feed about a Halloween event, […]

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8 Ways to Support Someone With Cancer

I’m writing this in the aftermath. My Mum received a cancer diagnosis last autumn and we’re only now surfacing for a bit of air. One in two people are said to suffer from cancer, which makes it all the more important to be prepared in case a loved one receives a diagnosis in the future. […]

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Whistle-Stop Guide to Health and Life Insurances

I don’t know about you but although I’m nearly 40, I’m still wondering when I will need to start adulting. You know, making sure you have a pension, life insurance, all that important stuff you put off for too long. But do we really need these things? I must admit I am a bit of […]

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Women’s Health: A Natural Way to Boost Your Health

I first discovered We+People over on Instagram earlier in the year. Firstly, it was lovely to connect with Founder Zoe, who lives in London but who is also a fellow Norfolk born-and-raised lass! Many of you who know me, will know health has become an increasingly important part of my life since having my little […]

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Winter Glamping Tips For Boosting Melatonin

    OK, I haven’t gone completely mad, but I have just written an article for Female First about different ways you can prepare for winter glamping. Trust me on this one, it’s a real melatonin booster.     The article follows on from a piece I wrote about Things To Do by the Sea […]

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Eat the Seasons: Winter Special 2019

  OK so we’re in the thick of it now. Winter. No signs of sweet berries, unless you stock piled some from the summer – this is the first time I’ve actually done this and I must say I’m feeling slightly smug about my freezer habits for the first time in my life. But if […]

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6 Wellbeing Smartphone Apps That Have Helped Me

I’m a book kind of person, not a Kindle or a tablet sort of girl. I prefer paper and ink, the sound of crisp pages turning and the excitement I feel when I buy colourful or metallic stationery. So I’ve surprised myself over the years at just how much I love apps. It’s been a […]

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Female First: Things to Do By The Sea In Winter

Call me strange (many do) but I prefer going to the coast in the winter. Here in Norfolk we’re pretty lucky to live just a stone’s throw from a plethora of beach options, and then there is neighbouring Suffolk too. Even if you don’t live close to the sea, a drive to your nearest coastal […]

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