When we share our lives with our blog readers, or with our Twitter followers, do we automatically give permission for the press to access that information? Is there any privacy in [...]
Escaping domestic violence takes courage, determination and self-awareness. Poster campaigns about domestic violence often concentrate on the stark reality of the women's lives bef[...]
Love Bombing by Oliver James - does this book present a new concept, reheated advice from other 'parenting gurus', or just plain common sense?
As the animated thread[...]
If we were able to teach young people to recognise the signs of controlling behaviour, the 'red flags', would we be able to protect them from abusive relationships?
Leaving an abusive partner takes courage and determination. To walk away from your home and belongings with just a couple of bags and your most precious cargo – your children – is [...]
You might notice that the blog is looking rather different. In fact, it is looking very different.
I wanted to freshen the blog up a bit, and ditch the lake view. As much as I l[...]
Learn to use Twitter unfollow tools to review your Twitter feed. Upset about being unfollowed? Remember it is rarely personal. It is a numbers game.
When you start campaigning on an issue, it is good to connect with other activist bloggers. It occurred to me yesterday when I was writing the Twitter for Campaigns blog post, that[...]
Twitter is often seen as a quick fix to getting a lot of attention for a campaign or charity. It can be very useful, but there are a few pitfalls that should be avoided. Here are s[...]
We always knew that the GOP candidates' views on reproductive rights were not exactly forward thinking, but the comments of Ryan and Romney on abortion strike fear into the hearts [...]
Have you filled your Twitter feed with those who are often in agreement with you? Or do you enjoy hearing dissenting voices?
'Is Twitter anything more than an online echo c[...]
George Galloway is the latest in a shameful line up of those willing to promote rape myths while defending Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
I promised that I would n[...]
Interested in Twitter but not sure where to start? Read on and find out how to Learn Twitter In Ten Minutes, when my first book is released later this year. A couple of months ag[...]
Do you feel that you should know more about Social Media?
Perhaps your boss has asked you to run the Twitter account, or you have your own business and would like [...]
Dealing with trolls and abuse on Twitter is a recurring theme. Not a week goes by when there is not a new case being discussed. Theories on how to deal with online hate abound and [...]
An online troll is a person who posts comments on a website or internet forum in order to cause upset, and recently this has been extended to Social Media such as Twitter and Faceb[...]
It occurred to me that lately I have done lots of ranting and campaigning on the blog, and not as much general rambling, reviews, and travel reports. It has become a bit too much S[...]
You may be thinking, 'What on EARTH is a wristlet bag?' and until a few months ago, I would have asked the same thing.
A wristlet is a small clutch bag with a wrist strap. Somet[...]
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