Author: clareaherriot

Thinking, talking and changing lives. Who gets your vote?

  Mention politics and my mind goes to mush. Mention community and collaboration, and it’s like lighting the touch paper; I become animated and chatty. So when I arranged to meet Sara Hyde for lunch, in the back streets of Kings Cross, I was a little nervous as to what we would talk about. I…
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April 23, 2018 2

Chris Orange takes food, landscape and travel photography to another level.

From Canon 550d to Canon 5DSR in 5 short years, Chris Orange takes food, landscape and travel photography to another level. It’s been just 5 years since Chris Orange embarked on a new adventure in his career: going solo in the world of photography. Meeting Chris in a trendy cinema coffee shop in Soho, I…
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March 14, 2018 0

Getting started with social media

  It’s hard to believe that social media as we know it, wasn’t around 20 years ago. Apparently, the first social media site, Six Degrees, was created in 1997 and YouTube not until 2005! We have seen the social media landscape change drastically over the last few years and it will continue to grow and…
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January 19, 2018 1

How great timing can impact your social media

  For 10 years, I managed a busy charity shop. Timing and resourcefulness played a big part in increasing sales. Behind the scenes, not a day went by without someone saving items for an event or particular time of year. A glitzy bag for the Fancy Dress event, a fascinator for the Spring Bridal event,…
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October 30, 2017 0

This is me, by Clare Herriot

  No matter how good your business model, it is imperative in this digital age to connect your business offering to online audiences. More and more customers are looking online to be inspired and to make purchasing decisions. This is how I can help, particularly if you don’t have the time, expertise or confidence to grow…
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September 13, 2017 0

Something about cafe culture

If you have read about my visit to Brixton, you will know that I am not a well-travelled girl. Yes I have been abroad, but from week to week I have tended to stay in the safety net of Bromley and Chislehurst! So in my quest to get inspiration for my favourite place – Chislehurst…
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September 13, 2017 0

Something about Brixton

It’s so easy to become settled in our suburban lifestyle; secure in familiar surroundings and daily routines. We often forget how rewarding it can be to venture out of our comfort zone and visit somewhere new. So on this day I decided to take a train to Brixton.    In July 2010 Prince Charles and…
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September 8, 2017 0