Christmas Card Challenge 2017

  It’s Christmas Card Challenge time! If you’re new to the blog this year, let me explain the story behind this humble little annual fundraising drive and its purpose. A long time ago, I was that person who wrote Christmas cards. Not so much for pleasure but out of obligation, and also because I genuinely get excited about…

How I Made Money Blogging in 2017

In a bit of a departure from the regular scheduling of this post – moving it forward a month from January to December – I hope to help those people who will be using their holiday rest to think about how they’ll be monetising their blog or leveraging its influence (or both) in 2018. For…

What I’m Reading November 2017

After the hecticness of the past month – well, year! – I’ve had a wonderfully slower paced bit of time recently and I’ve been taking full advantage by reading a lot. These three books are just a sample, really, but I’ll cover the rest in the next December wrap up. First, due to still being inspired…