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It’s all about the sparks.

“because when the world was made, God made it out of magic sparks – everything that there is, was all made of magic sparks – and all the magic sparks went into things – deep down and everything was a spark – but it was quite a while ago since…

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It’s good to stand out from the crowd!

There’s a time to blend in and a time to stand out.When I was young, I used to want to blend in. It made me feel safe, cool, on trend, part of the gang.But actually, it’s good to stand out from the crowd! For the right reasons, of course.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I’ve…

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Time is a slippery beast.

Time is, in theory, constant…  But in practice appears to speed up & slow down at will. If you’re having a tricky time, it seems to slow down. If you’re having fun, it flies by! Oh and in the spring, we lose an hour and in Autumn, we gain an…

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Thank you for calling.

Ah, the humble telephone. Who cares about that?! A word in your shell-like….. Have you ever ‘phoned a company, only to quickly replace the receiver after hearing a badly thought out, poorly delivered message? I know I have!  A simple on hold message can give your clients confidence in you,…

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There’s a bear in the voice over booth?!

“Doesn’t everyone have a bear in the booth?” I reply, slightly puzzled… Apparently not!  Allow me to tell you his story…. Once upon a time, on her 10th Birthday, a little girl was given the roundest, most golden, cuddliest bear by her Grandma.  “Oh my! Winnie the Pooh, no less!”…

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The power of stories.

Remember when you were a child, how lovely it was to be read to? Tucked up in bed, or sitting on the floor, drifting into a world beyond the classroom. Stories are woven into our DNA. A simple Google search will reveal pages of articles on why reading to children…

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There are Gremlins in the world of voice over & they’re loud!

Gremlins aren’t the exclusive domain of the voice over – we all have them! Our minds are busy places, full of noise, pictures & constant chatter. Some of it we’re able to ignore or filter, but sometimes those gremlins lure us into dark places. They encourage us to do battle with…

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Voice over Intermission

And now a little interlude… Time to sit back with your little tub of ice-cream & indulge me. Or alternatively, have a little snooze, or nip out to the loo! I am in sentimental mood, because I’ve felt rather touched by the events of the last few days. The people…

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How do voice overs & home workers stay sane?!

Do you work from home?  A couple of weeks ago, Hugh Edwards of Gravy for the Brain and the One Voice Conference asked a question on a voice over forum. If you were to give a talk to voice overs, what would it be? I replied ‘how to stay sane whilst…

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