One bad experience in creative self-employment

Here’s a fun little tale from my time self-employed. It details a client who I am no longer in business with. Hopefully you can all see the flaws in how this has transpired, but I will detail them if not. A chap that I sort-of-knew contacted me out of the blue, after 3 months of…

How being ill makes me ill

I write this from a weird place (not my bedroom, that’s just my bedroom. It’s weird, but that’s normal). A mentally weird place. I am currently signed off sick. I am unfit to work, according to three different healthcare providers. The Job Centre have accepted this so far, though the stuff that follows will no…

Self-Employment is still work, even if…

Oh yes, a proper rant again. I apologise for all the wishy-washy stuff about my life, if that’s not your bag. If rants are your bag, let’s talk about self-employment. No, don’t wince. It’s not a dirty word, even if some people think it is. I am self-employed. I run a costume design business, an…