If you live in the North East or if you have visited recently, then you will have seen or at least know about Elmer’s elephants that have been spread across Tyne and Wear, all to raise money and awareness for St Oswald’s Children’s Hospice. For 11 weeks you will find 50 big and 114 little… Continue reading Culture Trip 40- Elmer’s Great North Parade
I had always wanted to go to the Northumberland Zoo, so when I had a week off I took the opportunity to visit. Just outside Morpeth in Felton, it did not take too long for us to get there- though it was hard to find using the satnav. They have a good size car park… Continue reading Culture Trip 39- Northumberland Country Zoo
So you’ve just finished university and you think you have your whole life planned out and you know what will happen and how you will make it happen. At least that is how I felt after I graduated. It is now 3 or 4 years on since I have graduated and you guys know I… Continue reading Graduation and Aftercare
Not so much in retail more food but you catch my drift. After my voluntary stint at the charity shop, I decided that I really needed paid work. Not something too serious, just a little pocket money. I had noticed that Tesco Extra was hiring for numerous temporary roles and I thought I would have… Continue reading My Career in Retail- Tesco Extra
Every year I ask myself the same question, should I be doing a Masters Degree in Marketing? I ask myself this because I still do not have a proper full-time job and because I am looking at roles within marketing. I only have a degree in Journalism, which is useful but it is not useful… Continue reading Should I be doing a Masters?
It was from 2011-2012 when I worked here and it was a voluntary role. I was still at school and I remember working there on weekends or just Sunday’s depending. I knew to get a proper job, I needed experience so I handed my CV into the Tynedale Hospice Charity Shop and asked if I… Continue reading My Career in Retail- Tynedale Hospice Charity Shop
I wrote this piece for a magazine job application, sadly I did not get the job. So I have decided to post it on my blog, so you can enjoy it 🙂 Design is all around us; as shown in the new exhibition at The Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead. People want things that are not… Continue reading Culture Trip 38 – Designs for Life @ The Shipley Art Gallery