My 4 Tips on Working From Home … and Being Productive

My name is Prakky and I work from home. This doesn’t suit everyone but I love it. I’m in my second year of being a sole consultant and one thing I enjoy most is having a home-based office. It’s exactly the lifestyle I’m after at this stage of my life, being independent, with my own…

What if your parents had used social media?

Have you ever wondered: what if your parents had had social media? What types of things might they have shared? And would you have wanted to read it? My parents were born in 1950 and met while they were teenagers; my mother gave birth to me three days before her 20th birthday. All I have…

Why I won’t be in the audience of the new Jack Reacher film

I’ve read a lot of great literature in my time. I say that to preface the fact that I’ve also read a lot of Lee Child in my time. There are occasions where I simply need to get a fix of good old blockbuster action, from predictable characters who I adore and who I know…

For the plonkers who don’t get planking

As you grow older and morph into a being known as an “adult” you lose a lot of your childlike tendencies and sense of fun. You’re expected to be polite, responsible, well behaved, pay your bills and show up at places on time. People expect you to be clean and to, er, smell nice. If…

Expert is a Dirty Word

If there’s one word that’s derided – nay, spat on – by the social media community, it’s the term “social media expert”. I guess I have to yell at the outset here, that this is not a blog about my own capacities or some search for approval. I’m just amused by the massive backlash against…