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A frantic call

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At 1.40am on Saturday 5th September, I was awoken by a frantic call from my sister. Mum and dad’s house was on fire!!! They were both out and safe, but their home was going up in flames. I leaped out of bed, threw on some clothes and whilst running out the door explained to my boyfriend what had happened. I jumped in my car and drove over to my parents house. When I got there the street was filled with police cars and several fire engines, so I abandoned my car and ran the rest of the way. It was clear that their neighbour’s (my...

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Tips to get your child into routine before they go back to school

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Tips to get your child into routine before they go back to school   Don’t wait until last minute to get your child into a sleep routine. Start it at least a week before they go back to school. Believe me, I have learned the hard way and the first day back to school was hell! Tell your child why sleep is so important. I think we underestimate our child’s ability for rational thought (hah! well half the time they do seem to act irrationally! lol). Studies have shown that lack of sleep can hamper mental and physical health....

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Headshot tips for Actors

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Headshot tips for Actors

Headshot tips for actors Headshot photos are the first stage in casting calls, so it is important that your headshot photos are up to date and are right for you. You should update your headshots every 2-3 years so that they reflect how you have changed. Here are some tips on how to get it right! Research How do you want to look? Check out what style headshots are used by the big time actors you respect. Stick to happy, smiling shots. Looking forlorn or grumpy, will not get you the job. Choose a photographer you feel comfortable working with....

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Photography and Confidence

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Photography and Confidence

I felt compelled to write this blog after reading a comment made by a random facebooker on a respected photographer’s advert. The gist of the comment was that the woman thought that photographers were out to make money out of others misfortune and that they prey on women’s insecurities. She also went on to say that spending loads of money to feel good for just a couple of hours was a total waste and that if you can’t make yourself feel good, then no-one could! Personally I think this woman was way out of order saying this....

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