Podcast Seven: An Alternative Way to Grow Your Blog and Brand

    December 8, 2017

    You’ve read everything there is to know about SEO. You are a master of key words and phrases. Your Pinterest is tightly scheduled; your Tweets ready and waiting. You’ve spent hours turning your Instagram account into a tastefully curated feed and are an encyclopedia of trending hashtags. But yet growth is still slow – painfully slow. You watch as you gain an Instagram follower, only to lose five an hour later. Trying to grow your own online community has turned into a…

    Continue Reading

  • Anna Maria Island, Florida

    Last Christmas, during that strange hiatus between Christmas and New Year, the BBC aired ‘The Real Marigold on Tour’. The series was based on the popular film ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’, that tells…

    December 6, 2017
  • A Year of Fossil Firsts

    As I sit writing this blog post,  a cold wind wrapping around my ankles every time the door to my local café opens, an increasing sense of worry creeps in. November crept up fast…

    December 5, 2017
  • A Gift A Day Giveaway with Boots

    It was the year 2000 and I was 14 years old. School finished – the last bell of the day still echoing down the hallway – I wrapped a scarf tightly around my neck;…

    November 30, 2017
  • Podcast Six: A Guide to Anna Maria Island

    Welcome back to the Twin Perspectives Podcast Series – episode six. After our recent adventures to Anna Maria Island, Florida we thought it only fitting to dedicate an entire 53-minutes to this small slice…

    November 21, 2017
  • A Trip to Dartmoor with Unique Home Stays

    It was the afternoon of Halloween; a watery sunlight forcing its way through grey clouds. Ahead of me lay miles of treeless moorland: waterlogged peat and rusty grassland disappearing into the mist. Just a…

    November 21, 2017
  • A Microadventure to Northumberland

    Watching the miniature, virtual car move steadily along the cracked screen of my aged SatNav, I began to feel restless. My legs squirmed amongst the camera cases and pile of coats that Laura had…

    November 4, 2017
  • The Kimpton De Witt Hotel, Amsterdam

    Stepping out of Amsterdam’s Ceentral Station, I squinted – the autumn sun low in the sky. Ahead of me, the crowded Stationsplein shimmered; summer’s eleventh hour proving unexpectedly hot. According to the pilot, the…

    September 30, 2017
  • A Guide to Saint Lucia

    Humidity has a way of slowing things down: a sticky quicksand that clings to your skin and drags at your limbs. Step off a plane, and the air can feel less like a new…

    September 24, 2017
  • St James’s Club Morgan Bay: Saint Lucia

    Nose pressed against the window of the minivan – condensation dripping slowly down the glass – I watched in anticipation as the gates to St James’s Club Morgan Bay opened. A member of staff…

    September 12, 2017