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The Covid Silver Linings…

Covid silver linings…we have to find some don’t we? Silver linings that is! And I’ve found that there have been a few during the pandemic, and one in particular I thought worth sharing. Amidst the constant reminders to physically distance ourselves from everyone and...

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Have you heard the news?!

As you’ll no doubt be aware there are umpteen websites out there with access to profiles of voiceover peeps worldwide. They come in many shapes and sizes (the websites that is!), often following a similar, longstanding format we’ve become accustomed to in the...

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Black Lives Matter

This morning I woke with a heavy heart. Sickened by the images and video clips that have unfolded in the U.S, and subsequently worldwide, set on replay it would seem through my sleepless night. Playing on my mind was, although a well intended show of solidarity,...

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It’s just talking right?

Way back in 2016 I wrote a blog called ‘The Wheel of Death’! It was all about a family trip to the circus (wouldn’t we love that right now?) and surprisingly how it had me drawing comparisons to value for money in the voiceover industry. It came to mind again recently...

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It’s ok to…

...take advantage of your situation - it's not taking advantage of the situation. It goes without saying that it's such a challenging time for the whole world right now. If we could save a life every time we read or heard the word 'unprecedented' then we'd be going...

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You’ll never guess what….?

Believe it or not my phone rang, not just once, but twice yesterday! And even more unbelievable - neither call was to tell me I'd had a momentary lapse of memory and had been in a car accident! One was a client of old and the other a potential new client. What a...

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Death by Comparison

As we wrestle in our household with our daughter's introduction to secondary school, and all the delights that brings, I'm reminded of that haunting phrase 'comparison is the death of joy!'. Only our third week in and we're already amidst the social pressure to...

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The Best Version…

Following a crazy May and June, that's even tipped into the start of July, it's that time of year where taking a break is fast approaching! This summer break is particularly welcomed. Work has been increasingly busy with involvement in a variety of projects from...

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Play to your strengths

I had a call last week from a company who thought they may have worked with me a while back and needed the voiceover updating. The original employee had moved on, they knew the voiceover was called Mel but didn't know who exactly. Then, after a quick Google search,...

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Just say no thanks!

It's a Sunday morning on my birthday weekend and I receive an e-mail from a new client I've been working with. Can I do him a massive favour and pull in some edits that afternoon? It's a very quick and easy decision - on this occasion, unfortunately not I replied. I...

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