If you’re used to collecting data for evaluation face to face, the last year has probably come as a bit of a shock in terms of how to effectively evaluate public engagement activities that have (unexpectedly, and rather rapidly in many cases) moved online.
And if we’re putting down our survey clipboards, abandoning our feedback walls, and mothballing our mood trees – what do we use instead?Read More
I’m a freelancer working with cultural organisations like museums, libraries, archives and galleries. I’m also building up a new photography business. I travel around the country and I’m often away. My husband works part-time as a primary school teacher and looks after our son who has special educational needs.Read More
Creating a new visual identity was always part of my business reboot plan. After ten years with the same look, it was time for a change. But more importantly, I wanted a new identity that would more accurately reflect my refreshed business direction and approach, as well as give a nod to my roots.Read More
For the first time in my ten-year freelance career I took July off from all client projects*.
Rewind six months.
Back in January I was feeling worn out. Juggling ten different contracts, I was run down and lacking in motivation. Projects had been delayed. Work was contracted and subsequently cancelled without explanation. And I was experiencing a big dose of imposter syndrome on projects that just didn’t feel quite right.Read More
- Testing out design thinking for libraries with an evaluation and research community of practice
- Measuring what matters when your public engagement programme moves online
- Tips and support for freelancers living with keyworker family members
- Behind the scenes of my new visual identity created by StudioDBD
- Business reboot: what happened when I took July ‘off’