A freelancer’s guide to getting paid in 10 steps

As a freelancer, getting paid on time is absolutely crucial and yet, the attitude amongst some freelancers is that getting paid late (or not at all in some circumstances) is beyond their control. It isn’t. So how do you ensure you get paid on time, almost every time? Well, it’s not easy. I myself get

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Relocation to the South-West (Part 3)

Exactly five months ago, I moved to the South West of England after over a decade in Manchester and 31 years in the North West of England. I wrote two posts about this move. Part one explained I was doing it and outlined my rough plans. Part two covered how I was going to achieve those

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Long bike rides, broken limbs and raising money for charity

On Sunday 20th July 2014, two of my friends completed l’Ètape du Tour in France riding 148Km in distance and climbing over 4,000m in some of the harshest weather conditions possible… and in the process, helped to raise over £1,100 for the charity Sparks.

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Relocation to the South-West (Part 2)

A couple of months ago I wrote about how I will be moving to the South West in August; it’s now getting closer and closer to that date and things have started to get real.

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Relocation to the South-West (Part 1)

This August, after 13 years living in Manchester, I’ll be moving to the South-West.

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