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Too Much Screen Time is Harming Your Health. Is It Time to Unplug?

You’ve probably heard it thousands of times before: too much screen time is bad for your health. And honestly, you’d LOVE to cut down on the time y...

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Creative Spaces

One of the very real attractions to working from home is the fact that, in theory at least, you don’t have to a) get dressed, b) brush your hair or...

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Unfashionably Great

Welcome back to the culture clinic, Freelancers! Now that it’s March, what do we have to show for the month gone? Sweaty underarms and upper lips? ...

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So, you want to become a Freelance Music Photographer?

Each month I receive a bunch of messages on Instagram from young music fans asking how I became a music photographer. When asked this in person, I’...

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Donnelly’s may not be revolutionary but it’s well worth a visit

He likes a pop-up, does James Donnelly. Billing Donnelly’s as a “moveable” restaurant, the chef has proved his point with stints ...

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How to Identify New Audiences as a Freelancer

The freelance lifestyle is unpredictable. As a freelancer, you’ve got lots of transferable skills (probably more than you realise) and multiple aud...

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Foley Artists

It’s Oscar season once again, the time of the year when films are broken down into a dozen or so parts and awarded handsomely based on who had the ...

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Tackling your Freelancing Fears

We caught up with wellness expert, life coach and content creator Angelika Alana to talk about handling fears, overcoming stress and kicking ass in...

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Can AI Ever Take the Human Out of Human Resource

Bias, one of those concepts that at once manages to be completely obvious and yet almost impossible to pin down. We know phrases such as “unconscio...

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How to Become A Successful PR Freelancer

When you’re tired of the mundane Monday to Friday, launching a freelance business can give the escapism you need, while offering fresh and exciting...

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THE 69th BERLINALE: RED EYES, DUDS AND SOUVENIRS

There’s something about a country foreign to your own which epitomises the said idea of ‘foreignness’ more-so than language barriers, culinary spec...

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With fine Franglaise cooking and an award winning wine list, Noble Rot certainly lives up to the hype

It took me a long time to get to Noble Rot. That’s partly because of the location – it’s tucked a short walk off of my semi-frequent beaten track a...

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Investing as a Freelancer: Everything You Need to Know

Keeping track of your finances as a freelancer can be tricky. Not only can income be sporadic but it can mean we’re less likely to have a secure ne...

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ASMR Youtubers

Some people swear by it and can’t sleep without it, while others think it’s just strange. In part one of Freelancers in the Fringes, we...

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Schmalentines

Dearly beloved, How are things? Did you manage to follow-up on any of last fortnight’s suggestions? I know you’re busy – a freelancer’s work ...

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Beginning your freelance illustrator journey

106 invoices sent, 5 years of working freelance, 2.5 years since graduation, 10,000+ archived drawings and 8+ temporary part-time jobs – I’m Megan ...

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£50 for a four course Michelin Starred lunch, did I hear you say?

One of the joys of writing this column is the excuse it gives to revisit a few places. London’s great for new openings but it’s also dotted with ne...

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How freelancers can make the most of social media

Social media: many of us spend a lot of time using it to procrastinate, sorry ‘research’, during our working day. But could websites like Twitter, ...

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Life as a Freelance Couple

Kicking my slippers off my feet and pulling the covers up in bed, I press play on a jazz playlist on my phone, which sits on the nightstand. The so...

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A revolution in working: Time, freedom and freelancing

Does the rapid rise of freelancing tell us that people want a different way of working – one that liberates us from the constraints of the nine to ...

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