What I’m Reading December 2017

Hello again and (almost) Happy New Year to you! I hope you’ve had a restful holiday period – ours has been… eventful. See the bottom of the post and you’ll see why! But it’s been lovely to host family and generally take it easy. I’ve needed it. The first book I’ll talk about is Rising…

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…