I gave my seventh speech at Windsor Speakers Toastmasters in March 2015. It was for Project 7 "Research Your Topic" from the Competent Communication Manual.
Listen to my speech on YouTube or read it below.
I gave this talk at the InspireWIT Women in Technology conference for students at Nottingham University on 15 Nov 2014.
The theme: women inspiring women
The brief: talk personally and frankly about yourself, about your education and experiences of being in the technology industry.
I gave my second speech at Windsor Speakers Toastmasters in January 2014. It was for Project 2 "Organise your speech" from the Competent Communication Manual.
Listen to my speech or read it here.
I ran my first Kickstarter campaign 30 Apr-21 May in 2014 to raise funds to print a book of my erotica.
This was the first time I've marketed anything. I decided to document my experience. My campaign was successfully funded.
Naomi Wolf, speaking on the "Do We Need Feminism" panel with Karen Straughan (Girl Writes What) and Antigone Darling at the Liberty Forum annual conference in February 2014.
It's so important for citizens to act as journalists in a time when the Police State is cracking down on us.
This is an edited version of a comment I made on John Pavlovitz's blog post: Young Men, Sex, and Urge Ownership (And Why It’s Not The Girl’s Problem).
This post was prompted by the comments.
Until this morning, I hadn't decided which crowdfunding platform to choose between Kickstarter and Indiegogo for my campaign starting tomorrow. I want to raise the money to print my erotica as a book.
Here are the pros and cons I noted yesterday evening.
I came across the following exchange when clearing out some files.
It's a series of messages sent via sixdegrees.com with someone I used to chat with online.
I kept the messages because I thought they were hilarious. I still do.
I wonder what James Sparshott is up to now.
I talked about how cancer made my hair blue at BarCamp Berkshire in June 2013.
I love MOO. I use them to make my Minicards, for my company, my jewellery and my personal cards.
In 2013, I started to look for a new permanent role. MOO was my ideal company.
After trying different ways to make contact, I finally went for awesome.
Catching up on my RSS feeds yesterday evening, I noticed an unusual flurry of posts from the blog Ramblings of a Bad Fairy.
The Bad Fairy (BF) started her blog in March this year. She had been diagnosed in June 2009 with secondary breast cancer in her liver. That was when she first found out that she had breast cancer. There were also possible tumours on her lungs. She was 40.