How to be an Indoor Plant Person: a Guide for Mere (Black Thumbed) Mortals

Ivy cascading down a bookshelf, huge monstera bursting from a sun-soaked corner, a fragile puff of maidenhair fern from a handmade pot; some people’s houses are so full of thriving life that you know they must ‘have it together’ in a way that you just, well, don’t. Until now, that is! In 6 easy steps you too … Continue reading How to be an Indoor Plant Person: a Guide for Mere (Black Thumbed) Mortals

How to organise your book collection

Book lovers does this look familiar? Are your bookshelves cluttered, out of control? Do you have piles of books everywhere — on coffee tables, windowsills, bedside tables, on the floor? Photo by Waldemar Brandt on Unsplash If you’d like to take control and organise your home library, whether it’s built in shelves, tubs stacked on … Continue reading How to organise your book collection

Namaste? Na mate. Mindfulness Meditation without “Woo-woo”

Secular Mindfulness Meditation Wherever you go, there you are - Jon Kabat Zinn In today's world, with a preponderance of tasks to complete, we travel through our lives continually doing things without taking any breaks. We try to multitask and cram in as much in as possible. Even when we're relaxing or being "lazy" we … Continue reading Namaste? Na mate. Mindfulness Meditation without “Woo-woo”

How to develop an extensive personal library

Photo by Radu Marcusu on Unsplash Very few pastimes can fill us with as much joy as reading does. A vital piece of the reading puzzle is growing a personal library that's extensive enough to house just about any book you're ever likely to want to read. Here I'm going to impart to you some tricks of the … Continue reading How to develop an extensive personal library

How to Create an Acting Showreel

So you want to create an acting showreel to show off your talent? Here's some quick tips to keep in mind. CHOOSING MATERIAL Pick some scenes from projects you’ve done that not only show off your acting ability and performance strengths but also give an impression of the type of characters you suit. Ensure you … Continue reading How to Create an Acting Showreel