Coronavirus has been a game changer for many of us but maybe, just maybe, you’ve been using this time to develop a new interest or passion which could grow in to a source of income? This interest might yet prove to be a valuable investment in yourself and your future as it evolves in to a business idea.
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I love getting to know people. It doesn’t take long to strike up a quick chat but that human connection often makes all the difference. Here’s some background information and a quiz about me. Can you separate fact from fiction? I was born in a northern town in Cheshire, 7 miles south east of Manchester,Continue reading “What Makes You and Your Business Unique?”
I wrote the article below in January 2019. It explains my love of teaching, but also why I quit. Now it looks like we’re facing a prolonged lock-down of schools, some children and parents might be feeling a bit lost. Supporting my own children with their learning has reminded me how much I love teachingContinue reading “The Benefits of Online English Tutoring”
Many thanks to Suzanne Smith at ReconnectingYou for hosting our WISETribe meeting today via Zoom. It’s always good to share problems and solutions. Some take-aways: Many of us are working flat-out to get our businesses online. In the post-pandemic lexicon, this means that we are pivoting, creating new events, products and services. You might hateContinue reading “Different ways of Talking and Listening to Voices”
I think my son has grown 6 cm since lock-down started. He’s taller than me now! I asked him for a few words about how I have helped him with his learning, especially with his English. This is what he said: “tutoring makes me feel sure of my ideas” “and helps me to include theContinue reading “Tutoring Testimonial”
At home in lock-down with The Good Apple we’re having mixed results with the home learning… The biggest plus is getting my youngest reading more for pleasure. Actually, it doesn’t matter if your kid is struggling with some areas. READING WIDELY is the single most significant indicator of future success. So… what can you doContinue reading “How is Home Learning Going? Want to Learn Some Short-Cuts? Get Your Child Reading for Pleasure the Good Apple Way! 8 Things You Can Do… 3 Things You Need to Avoid!”
Funny things happen when we stay at home or lose our positions in the wider world. When these things happen, our identity “slips” in to the unknown because we are no longer defined by external forces. Having the time to worry and feel low doesn’t help but that’s where we are right now. We’re afraid,Continue reading “Stay-at-Home Problems”
Tell us about your business! I’m a total word nerd! I love sharing stories so I offer copy-writing, content writing and proof-reading services through my business Good Apple Copy. I blog for business and have two WordPress blogs. I also publish posts by guest writers so anyone looking to collaborate is welcome to contact me. Continue reading “Interview with Ruth McIntosh at The Good Apple Copywriting Service for Kumi Osawa”
March 10th Rat Wharf, Leicester Dear Boris, You may remember me. We met at the Rat Wharf HS2 redevelopment project in Leicester. We had a brief conversation about bees before you were called away to ruffle your hair for an urgent sound bite. I am writing to ask you to write a letter about theContinue reading “Adrian Mole and the Coronavirus Lockdown”