Merseyside Police had a PR nightmare on their hands last Sunday, thanks to a spectacular error of judgement from the ‘brains’ behind their Twitter account. You must have seen the story by now: Sunderland were roundly beaten by Everton, leading to some ‘hilarious’ social media banter after the game. One genius (whose Twitter account now… Continue reading no laughing matter
I mentioned in my recent post about my difficult postnatal recovery that I was planning an exciting fitness challenge to raise awareness and hopefully funds for MAMA Academy, the charity I volunteer for as General Manager and trustee. MAMA Academy aims to help more babies arrive safely by supporting mums through pregnancy and providing up… Continue reading #Miles4MAMA – the challenge is on!
A little rant from my column in the Evening Chronicle this week. Please tell me I’m not alone in being incensed by this…. Still waiting for baby to arrive, I sat with my feet up on Monday lunchtime to watch the opening coverage of the Wimbledon fortnight. Ah, Wimbledon – that great British tradition. Overpriced… Continue reading the curse of the tv hashtag
I love the buzz that inevitably comes with the blog award season. It’s our chance to celebrate what we do and why we do it and it’s brilliant to see so many lovely bloggers having the confidence to shout about how great their site is, whether they have 100 or 10,000 followers. I always feel… Continue reading the MAD blog awards 2015: last chance saloon
I’m proud to be engaged in the #MatExp (Maternity Experience) community on Twitter – a group of like-minded health professionals and parents with a shared passion for creating and seeing change for the better in our UK maternity services. It’s a stimulating and enriching community to be involved in, from both a professional and personal… Continue reading p is for photos and precious moments
This week I’ve been amusing myself following #RoyalBabyWatch on Twitter- and what a rich hashtag of mass hysteria and desperate anticipation it has proved to be. In scenes almost completely re-enacted from the Great Kate Wait of 2013, the world’s media and insanely enthusiastic Royal watchers with nothing better to do have been camped outside… Continue reading the great kate wait 2015
I’ve recently started writing a weekly column for my local newspaper in the North East, the Evening Chronicle, which I wasn’t initially planning to share on my blog too but I thought a lot of you would appreciate this post and might not otherwise see it! The whole #OstentatiousBreastfeeding story was both hilarious and soul-destroying,… Continue reading nigel farage and the ostentatious breastfeeding debacle