I’m a parrot with a splash of eagle, hint of dove. What about you?

No, I'm not a peacock..I'm a parrot....

Since being in business, I've come to realise that understanding yourself can be key to success. There are lots of things I know about myself but when I became self-employed, there was one thing I didn't know - could I actually do it? Could I … [Read more...]

Hope in the midst of horror – the killing of a soldier in Woolwich

Let's not let anger and fear make us blind to the good things.....

A young soldier is attacked and killed in full public view on our streets, seemingly by extremists intent on creating fear and panic among the population at large. An act of violence and abomination. A  terrible, terrible event for the family, … [Read more...]

At a time of pride over the Olympics – we’re celebrating too!!! Find out why?

Excuses to avoid being interviewed are often not pretty

Today I feel hugely proud of our company, Mellow Media Ltd, as I have just attended a meeting which brought to a close three months' work on an amazing project. We have played an important part in running, developing and implementing a marketing … [Read more...]

Yesterday’s strike – a message that mattered?


We’ve just had the biggest public strike in Britain in years. I was expecting some intelligent debate about it in the media but no, what everyone wants to talk about are the comments from that reliable rent-a-gob, Jeremy Clarkson. Jeremy, to anyone … [Read more...]

Are you a good communicator? Review this poor example of communication.

Don't shut the door on free, independent, credible publicity...

Today's I'm going to tell you about the kind of public relations person that journalists despair about and subsequently avoid like the plague. Why am I telling you?   To show you how journalists work, how they think, and how a bad … [Read more...]

Motorhome story – a pr dilemma?

row of caravans in woodland setting

Last week I described a scenario to you where a police officer had almost come to blows with a company over the purchase of a very expensive motorhome.   To re-cap, the £40,000 vehicle was a lemon and the company was refusing to replace it, … [Read more...]