25 memories in 25 years

On this day 25 years ago, a baby girl called Emma was born. For the past quarter of a s century, she has lived an extraordinary life. On here she is best known as the founder, creator and author of this blog… me! To honour my birthday, I want to share my 25 favourite memories… Continue reading 25 memories in 25 years

My 2018 in review

2018 has been the year of me being productive, determined and self-motivated. I would admit I haven’t achieved as much as I hoped this year. However I’ve discovered what I’m capable of and what I can accomplish with the resources and connections I have. Here is a roundup of all my achievements, activities and life… Continue reading My 2018 in review

Catching up and counting down

As I write this sentence, I am sat in bed and it is 11:41pm on Thursday 25th October. So as you can gather this post is very Impromptu and not at all planned or scheduled – rookie blogger mistake! But to be fair I have spent most of this week researching more blogging strategies. So… Continue reading Catching up and counting down

Making changes toward inclusive employment for disabled people

This month I was recognised for my years of voluntary work as a writer for online magazine Disability Horizons that has led me to secure paid opportunities as a freelance journalist… “We also had support from our volunteers Carrie Aimes and Emma Purcell. Both have been writing great articles for us over the years and… Continue reading Making changes toward inclusive employment for disabled people

5 top tips on how to prepare for a job interview

This week I attended a job interview for an IT Helpdesk Administrator role at Treloar’s. I saw the position advertised on Treloar’s recruitment Facebook Page earlier this month and thought I would apply for it. I received a phone call from their HR department last week inviting me to an interview which I accepted. But… Continue reading 5 top tips on how to prepare for a job interview