What Makes You and Your Business Unique?

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?”

The Benefits of Online English Tutoring

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”

Different ways of Talking and Listening to Voices

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”

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!

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!”

Interview with Ruth McIntosh at The Good Apple Copywriting Service for Kumi Osawa

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”

Adrian Mole and the Coronavirus Lockdown

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”