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Christ’s Passion for Wirral

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It strikes me that Passion events, essentially live action re-enactments of the Easter story, have become more and more popular over the past few years – and for good reason, too. Perhaps it was the 2006 Manchester Passion, with its starry cast (Keith Allen, Tim Booth of James and Happy Mondays’ Bez) and use of […]

Business

Five things I’ve learned in business

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Seven months after leaving the Liverpool Echo, I started my own business in July 2015. I am a web designer and writer and I work for schools, charities, churches and businesses; what I write and what I design is largely up to them. I’m no business expert but I have learned several things in my […]

Graphic Design

Graphic Design tips: Simple is best

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Graphic design tips don’t come much more basic than keep it simple. In this blog I’ll be explaining why that is my golden rule for any kind of graphic design. Whether you’re working out how to use Photoshop on your family pictures or trying your hand at Adobe Illustrator for a bookclub poster, it’s tempting to make use […]

Business

Top tips for press releases

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Journalists get press releases every day. These rules will help get yours in the paper. 1. Get your facts right Number one because it is undoubtedly the most important. If you are sending some information to a journalist about an event which happens on Saturday March 12, make sure that is the date on the […]

Graphic Design

Why fonts are important

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Last month I made a birthday card for my friend Rachel’s son Josh. Josh is seven years old and Minecraft mad like the rest of the seven-year-old population, so the first thing I did was find an image of Minecraft character Steve to put on the front. The second thing I did was very important […]