Unusual home working jobs

Unusual home working jobs – Balmology

Unusual home working jobs – Balmology

I met our latest interviewee for this series while planning our new lifestyle blog All Things Bright & Good. Catherine Lewis was recommended to design our beautiful logo, and told me how she scaled down her graphic design work as she built her skincare business Balmology. I felt lots of home workers would benefit from […]

By November 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Unusual home working jobs – natural cleaning remedies

Unusual home working jobs – natural cleaning remedies

A chance encounter on Twitter has produced a fascinating story for this series, a story that could come from a historical novel! Take a few minutes to enjoy the tale of how a kitchen maid’s recipes for natural cleaning remedies eventually led to the creation of a business that perfectly fits 21st century needs. Today […]

By September 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Unusual home working jobs – personalised towels

Unusual home working jobs – personalised towels

I bumped into Jane Hamerton on Twitter, and pounced when I realised she runs her personalised towels business at home! She’s now been going strong for over 20 years, not bad for a business that grew from a friend’s gift! Jane, I believe your business was more of a happy chance than a grand plan […]

By September 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Pets

Pet Fursday – the world’s only feline bra fitter?

Pet Fursday – the world’s only feline bra fitter?

Ginger works with Linda Crawford: I actually have 5 cats! Yes, 5. Ginger (she has ginger cheeks and her brother is called Fred!) is more involved with my business, so I thought I would feature her. Oliver enjoys the IT work more – mostly chewing on the cords!   My cat Ginger is really my […]

Pet Fursday – her name is Lola…

Pet Fursday – her name is Lola…

Lola works with Mary Whitehouse: We’ve worked together for a couple of years, although she’s been living with us since 2008. Things changed in January this year when Millie, a naughty cairn terrier pup, joined the family. Now my desk is one of the few places Lola can escape Millie’s fairly constant requests to play. […]

By December 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Pet Fursday – Dylan the DJ-wearing cat

Pet Fursday – Dylan the DJ-wearing cat

Dylan works with Andrea Bonacker: Dylan came into my life when I met my partner. Ever since I’ve lived in the same house as Dylan I’ve worked from home so we became ‘work mates’ pretty quickly. He is 10 years old, very vocal and always dressed to a tee in tuxedo and spats. His best […]

By November 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

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Affordable workspace – in someone else’s house!

Affordable workspace – in someone else’s house!

Last year I was contacted by Faye Planer, who at that point was working on the launch of a new workspace website. Vrumi is now live and is a free, online community connecting professionals seeking affordable workspace to householders with daytime rooms to let. What a brilliant idea! In today’s guest post Faye explains the […]

Work from Home Wisdom in the media in 2014

Work from Home Wisdom in the media in 2014

Wow, where has the time gone? The last week of January and I still haven’t shared my final summary of life on the blog in 2014. So here’s a round-up of some of the places you could find Work from Home Wisdom in the media last year: 1. Early in the year I contributed this […]

5 steps to your perfect garden office

5 steps to your perfect garden office

January is the perfect time to setle down in a comfy armchair and make plans for the coming year. Today’s guest post from Woody of The Garden Office Guide is a step-by-step plan to help you get the best garden office for your budget: 5 steps to your perfect garden office – this could also […]

How to make a professional indemnity insurance claim

How to make a professional indemnity insurance claim

In their last sponsored post PolicyBee explained the 7 golden rules to avoid a professional indemnity claim. But sometimes, no matter how much care you take, the situation can arise. So this week, they’re shedding some light on what happens when you do have a professional indemnity insurance claim: They can be a bit of […]