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Quite possibly the best advice ever on following your dreams

Read. Digest. And selloptape to your forehead: “Don’t just chase your dreams. Stalk them. Hide in the bushes and ambush them. Follow them around town. Make it so your dreams are seriously considering a restraining order against you. They will surrender with joy once they know you really mean it.” ~ Maggy Whitehouse

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Stuff the ‘career advice’ and make it up yourself

At school I told the career advisors that I liked books and ideas and creativity. They told me I should be a librarian or a teacher. Not a writer or a publisher or a film maker. I had just two options: librarian or teacher. Even at the tender age of 16, I suspected this career… Continue reading Stuff the ‘career advice’ and make it up yourself

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Should you make money from your hobbies?

KnitNell posted an interesting comment on my last post Work that feels like play: “A number of people I know say although they love their hobbies and love being creative they don’t however want to give up work and earn money through their hobbies. It would be turning something they love into work.” This is… Continue reading Should you make money from your hobbies?

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Work that feels like play

The Guardian ran a great story recently about a man who handed in his resignation by cake! It was a passion cake (had to be) and this is the message he piped on top: “Today is my 31st birthday, and having recently become a father I now realise how precious life is and how important… Continue reading Work that feels like play