Archive for May, 2010

In April this year, I went on holiday to Port Wrinkle in Cornwall with my boyfriend Keith, my parents, my big sister Becky and her husband Rich. We had a great house with an awesome view, and even the weather was on our side. Instead of giving a step-by-step guide to the holiday, I’m going […]

Today, I started to wonder how many of the unfortunate souls that fling themselves beneath your trains every year, do so as a direct result of your shoddy service. This morning, despite the clement weather and ideal travelling conditions, my train to work (London) was 30 minutes late. I was consequently late for work, despite […]

From my experience working in the online industry, email marketing has usually been a large part of the businesses’ marketing regime. I’ve heard plenty of experts say that customer segmentation is the key to successful email campaigns, but I’m wondering if that’s always the case. If we’re talking about huge, money-making companies, they’re likely to […]

How many times have you found yourself in training for a new job when your trainer tells you that the job must be done in a certain way? On querying the premise of this ‘certain way’, you’re met with, “that’s just how we do it here”. Well, I have met with this response on numerous […]

Although we’d already reached our weekend baking quota, Keith rescued some sorry-looking bananas from our housemate in order to bake some tasty banana bread. Personally, I’ve never been a fan of the stuff. Keith convinced me to help him cook up a batch with the help of this thoroughly naughty banana bread recipe from Nigella […]

Anyone who knows me will know that I’ve recently taken to baking. I love the mess, the smells wafting through the house, licking the cake mix off the spatula and finally, eating the end results! I’ve managed to get a few basic cakes and cupcakes down pretty well. Chocolate cakes, marble cakes, apple cake, even […]