November 2009 - The Red Republic

Christmas with a Conscience

Consider your conscience this Christmas and give a gift that keeps on giving.  Whether it is a pre-loved book, personalised greeting card or monetary donation in a friend’s name, many charities have the perfect gift solutions that your family and friends will love and...

From Birmingham to Brisbane

I’ve experienced a whole new level of dramatic weather conditions, from tropical heat and humid evenings right through to freak dust storms and torrential rain (which cut my first camping trip mercifully short!)  I’ve swapped my smoggy Birmingham morning commute for a...

The truth about PR

I was a young reporter two years into my first major, regular and well-paying gig.  After winning a few awards and carving a bit of a name for myself, I decided to move to the dark-side of public relations. Not long after, I discovered that this side isn’t as dark as...